Thought-Provoking Thursday 11/25/2021

Hey Fans, Friends, and Fellows, A spacific motivation can be a constant for your character but more often than not people have multiple motives battling it out for most important in that moment. For example, my motivation to create stories is the strongest drive for how I choose to spend my free time. But that…

Thought-Provoking Thursday 11/18/2021

Hey Fans, Friends, and Fellows, Setting can be a powerful thing in your story. Whether it is an entire alternate universe, a fictional town where everyone knows everyone's name, or just the house of your protagonist, the places in your story can do so to show who your character is. The way your character observes…

Thought-Provoking Thursday 11/11/2021

Hey Fans, Friends, and Fellows, I can't remember who coined the advice but there's a saying I've heard that goes like "If a scene isn't working try changing the weather. Weather is often used to convey mood in stories. It can also be a strong motivator in life. The wind picks up and blows your…

Thought-Provoking Thursday 11/4/2021

Hey Fans, Friends, and Fellows, Something that I've found can help when I don't know where a story is going is to write a scene from a different character's point of view. You don't need to be writing a split perspective story for this to help. Occasionally you just need to know what the other…