Been a crazy busy week, complicated by everything from doctor’s appointments to major computer problems, and the difficulty of putting together a PowerPoint program for my Saturday talk amid it all. BUT. Here I am! Still at it, with things looking more hopeful for the week ahead. And I’m very happy to say, I’m able to do both of my weekly roundup posts today. First, here are the links to all three of the terrific posts over on Story Empire. If you missed any of these, do stop by to check them out. Always good stuff going on over there!
MONDAY: Throwing SHADE at Your Sentences is a wonderfully helpful post by Staci Troilo. So much to learn from this one and you can check it out HERE
WEDNESDAY: Five Ways to Know You are Doing Good Work on Each Writing Session by John W. Howell is exactly what it sounds like. A list of ways you can evaluate if your writing session is working as it should. Check it out HERE.
FRIDAY: Character Types: The Extrovert byJoan Hall. It’s always a good idea to understand the personality type of your characters. Joan has shared some very interesting tips HERE.
Yet another week of wonderful posts on Story Empire. If you’ve missed any of these posts, do yourself a favor and head on over to see for yourself how much you can learn there!
I’m still in the process of getting back to all my regularly featured series, and today, I’m happy to say I’m picking up with sharing the week’s posts from one of my favorite blogs, Story Empire. And it’s been a good week, believe me. So for those of you who’ve never checked out this blog, or those of you who might have missed one of the posts this week, here are the links.
MONDAY: How to Write Point of View, Part 5, Third Person Distant by Harmony Kent. Check out this very informative post HERE.
WEDNESDAY: Writing and Fun! by D. L. Finn. This post is a great reminder that we really should enjoy the entire process of writing. You’ll definitely want to check it out HERE.
FRIDAY: Three Act Structure: Act 1 by C. S. Boyack. As someone who’s never taken a writing class, I especially enjoyed Craig’s very informative and entertaining post on this topic. Be sure to check it out HERE.
And there you have it! Another week of wonderful posts on Story Empire. I highly recommend stopping by to see for yourself just how informative and helpful these posts are. You’ll be glad you did!
Once again, Story Empire has presented a fabulous week of excellent posts. You’re gonna want to take a look at all of these, if you haven’t already done so.
MONDAY: John W. Howell starts the week off with a great post entitled Writing Motivation Killers Are Out There — Let’s Discuss Three of Them. The title says it all, and believe me, you’ll want to check it out HERE.
WEDNESDAY: Joan Hall’s mid-week post, entitled simply Words, is full of interesting tidbits and is a lot of fun, especially if you are a lover of new words and coined phrases throughout history. Check it out HERE.
FRIDAY: Staci Troilo wraps up the week with a super post called Developing Your Villain. This one has some great tips even for those of us who don’t write murder mysteries, etc, because Staci explains how to strengthen the contrast between any character up to no good and the protagonist of the tale. Check it out HERE.
And there you go, folks! Great stuff, huh?
Another fine weekly recap of great posts from the crew at Story Empire. I know you’ll enjoy these as much as I did!
MONDAY: First, take a look at Writing and Social Media, a very helpful post from D. L. Finn. You can check it out HERE.
WEDNESDAY: Second, be sure to read The Other Sister, Craig Boyack’s humorous and helpful post about the difference between suspense and tension. You can check it out HERE.
FRIDAY: And finally, you don’t want to miss How to Make 3D Bookcovers for Free, Harmony Kent’s very cool intro to a free program well worth looking into. You can check it out HERE
And there you go, folks! Told ya it was good stuff!
It’s Friday again, and time for a recap of all the good stuff that was posted on Story Empire this week, in case you missed anything.
MONDAY: Jan Sikes’s excellent post entitled Writing Organizations–The Good, The Bad, The Ugly is well worth a read. Check it out HERE.
WEDNESDAY: Ever think about revising any of your older books? Joan Hall brings up some very good points for you to consider in her post entitled Revising Published Work. Check it out HERE.
FRIDAY: Today, Mae Clair focuses on a very interesting topic. Her post, Don’t Cheat Your Readers, is one that really hit home with me. Check it out HERE.
And there you have it, Folks!
Another great week at Story Empire.
Running very behind here today, thanks to an enormously busy week, but no way can I let a Friday draw to a close without sharing this week’s post on Story Empire. Hope you’ll enjoy each one, and I’ll do my best to catch up, too.
MONDAY: Staci Troilo starts the week with a great post entitled How to Write A Red Herring, something that I have always been fascinated by. Check it out HERE.
WEDNESDAY: John W Howell has written a very interesting post entitled A Little More About the Hierarchy of Needs. This is a pretty intriguing concept you can read more about HERE.
FRIDAY: Gwen Plano’s post today is entitled Accompanying the Writer, and deals with one of the reasons we choose to read the books we do. It’s also pretty interesting, and you can check it out HERE.
And there you have it, folks.
Some interesting, entertaining, and informative posts
from the gang at Store Empire. Enjoy!
I’m still on my two week blogging break, but you know by now, I’m going to share Story Empire’s posts, even though I have not had a chance to read them myself. I’ll be catching up with all of them after I return, and am looking forward to doing so. They are ALWAYS well worth the visit! So without further ado, here goes:
MONDAY: Stacy Troilo’s post is entitled How to Write a Sidekick, and I have no doubt I’m going to enjoy this one when I return. Check it out HERE.
WEDNESDAY: John W. Howell has a very interesting sounding post this week, entitled Let’s Talk About the Hierarchy of Needs. Can’t wait to see what it’s all about. You can check it out HERE
FRIDAY: Joan Hall’s post today is about Summer Reading, something we all enjoy, yet often worry about as writers. For instance, is it a good time to release a book or not? Check out what Joan has to say HERE.
And there you have it folks!
Today, Sally Cronin surprised me by featuring one of my Story Empire posts from 2020, What’s In a Name, and How do You Choose One. I hope you’ll stop by and take a look, especially if you missed it the first time. And I also hope you’ll find it both informative and fun! THANKS to Sally for sharing, and to you for visiting, if you have a moment. Hope you’ll find it helpful. 🙂
You can check the post out HERE
As always, another week filled with great stuff on #StoryEmpire. Be sure to check out these terrific posts!
MONDAY: Gwen Plano’s post, Extroversion and Introversion, gives us a look at the types of personalities writers might have, and how it can impact how we look at life, and approach our work. AND there’s a link where you can find out just where you fit on the introvert/extrovert scale. VERY interesting. Check Gwen’s post out HERE.
WEDNESDAY: Don’t Talk Like That: How to Write Good Dialogue–Punctuation is another very helpful post in this informative series from Harmony Kent. Check it out HERE.
FRIDAY: Today, D. L. Finn has a post near and dear to my heart, entitled Animals and Writing. I’m a huge fan of pets and other animals being included in stories, and Denise does an excellent job of explaining the why and hows of doing so. Check it out HERE.
And there you have it folks! See? As I said, it’s great stuff! 😀
Another week filled with great stuff on #StoryEmpire. Be sure to check out these terrific posts!
MONDAY: D. L. Finn’s post on Writing and Our Health is wonderful! If you’ve suffered stiffness, back issues, poor circulation, or overall fatigue from too many hours at the computer, she has some great suggestions for you! You can read her post HERE.
WEDNESDAY: Craig Boyack has a terrifically interesting post today that I think many of you will enjoy. Check out A Trick That Works for some fun and helpful tips on changing up your writing environment. You can read his post HERE.
FRIDAY: Staci Troilo’s post today is entitled Words of Wisdom, and that’s just what it is. Some fantastic quotes here that really make you stop and think. You can read Staci’s post HERE.
And there you have it folks! See? I told you it was great stuff! 😀