As time passes I’m finding it easier and easier to write. It’s also most likely that age old saying that reading more makes you a better writer, which to no ones surprise, is true. My latest venture has been the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon, which has been an interesting take on the Scottish highlands [...]
"This immortality bullsh*t is driving me insane," Artyom spoke in a choked voice as he held the smoke in his lungs.
Life offers questions and a multitude of pathways which each and every one of you has the opportunity to explore, only there are no reruns, no restarting at the last checkpoint.
In some ways, the hero archetype is the most used character trait in fiction. Every big franchise has a hero of some description: Harry Potter, Katniss Everdeen, Lisbeth Salander to name a few. Whether it's the classic: "I'm something special" hero like Potter or the tragic hero who has suffered an ill fate like Hamlet, they are seemingly ever present in our books, our films and everything in between.
I recently discovered that in some cases the Orphan archetype is the transformation from an innocent character to a warrior or hero type character.
No longer do I suggest JFK and Stalin are hookers by not using the Oxford comma...
After a particularly helpful comment on last week's masterclass, I decided to take their advice and write another post on the editing process.
To edit is to prepare a written piece for publication by means of condensing or correction but how do we action these in real life?
"Literally everything about this is illegal," Katie whispered, looking over her shoulder for the hundredth time that evening.