HOW TO AND WHY YOU NEED TO GET IT RIGHT. As you have already learned through life experience, everything living is moved by the forces of cause and effect. We see this play out in nature when exposure to sunlight makes a seed grow or when birds mating results in a fertilized egg. A simplified… Continue reading PLOT CHAIN
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How to write a believable VILLAIN
Traditionally, an antagonist, aka villain, is the story's bad guy. Simply put, the villain has evil intentions and mostly works against the protagonist (the main character). While it's easy to come up with examples of traditional villains like Joker in Batman, Sauron in Lord of The Rings, Count Dracula in Dracula and Napoleon in Animal… Continue reading How to write a believable VILLAIN
What makes a good story?
It might seem like there is a big difference between a story being good and great. When really a great story is just a good one topped with a few magical ingredients. Needless to say, we all strive to create something great, but to become great, one must first start with good. I like to… Continue reading What makes a good story?
Importance of Good Stories and character development -as shown by nepo babies
Although most of you probably already know what a nepo (nepotism) baby is, for those who are unsure, the term refers to a child of a successful professional. More specifically, it means that the nepo baby got a shortcut to fame or success due to their successful parents. It is the generally accepted opinion of… Continue reading Importance of Good Stories and character development -as shown by nepo babies
Writing: 6 Ways to Improve Your First Chapter
Everyone knows that the first chapter (or first few pages in a screenplay) is one of the most important things to get right. We know this as readers ourselves but also because it has been hammered into our heads by pretty much everyone in the creative writing industry. There are countless articles about first-page mistakes… Continue reading Writing: 6 Ways to Improve Your First Chapter