Plotting, story and some useful tools

People want to read stories. Yes, interesting characters are important—to some more important than the story itself—but there needs to be an interesting premise, intriguing concepts, exciting adventures. Your heroic warrior protagonist might have all the depth of the oceans, but if all he does is decapitate orcs, the reader's going to feel pretty headless… Continue reading Plotting, story and some useful tools

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The ‘process’ of writing and 5 ways to get you going

  When I first began writing it's fair to say I was ignorant of most of the rules of creative writing. I just had a need pick up a pen and get things down on paper. Recently I came to review some of the first bits of writing I did. The first draft of an… Continue reading The ‘process’ of writing and 5 ways to get you going