No one likes to give up, no one likes to let go of something precious, but then life happens and you need to make a choice. There comes a time when you just want to ditch the novel or screenplay you’ve been working on for two years because you just can’t make it work.
We have been creating linear stories in a linear way of thinking. From an idea to a tag line, a short synopsis, an outline, a scene list, a long synopsis or a treatment and to a first draft, Without mentioning story-world descriptions or character pages. I must admit that unlike author Danica Cornell’s blog post…read more
We all want to write good stories that will capture a large audience and survive decades after entering literature’s hall of fame. Most of the task relays upon creating compelling characters. How do we start to write with that kind of pressure and expectation from ourselves?
After I’m done with this post I’ll go writing. This is not a metaphor; I take it upon myself to physically go to my place of writing. Let it be a café, a park bench, the beach or an office. There’s a benefit to taking yourself from the convenience and familiarity of your home and…read more
Ending your story can be hard work. If you’ve worked on your novel for quite a while you might be happy to finally FINISH but then you might feel confused about how you should end it properly. I’m sure that most of the writing advices you get are usually to plot ahead and aim towards…read more