Good characters make a good story. Using at the lovable characteristics of my nephew, I point out essential parts of character development.
Characters in a story have a deep and dark place in their story arcs. We have them in our lives as well. Do you know yours, or better - the solution?
Limited resources requires different organizing methods. Quilt organizing for life and stories, takes what you have to create and function.
A while ago I wrote Novel Planning about different ways that you can plan out a story. Mapping things out is something that's important to me because I like the structure. In middle school I remember writing a story that I was enjoying, but then I realized that it kept going on and on, I'd… Continue reading Story Mapping
Ideas don't drop out of the sky fully developed. A process of ten hundred beginnings is what develops ideas. Take the snippet you have and run with it.