Themes may bring bad memories from literary theory classes, however, learn how the theme is the most powerful part of your story.
History and culture are what makes a country. In developing patriotism or creating a country, nation, or world, come to understand the culture and history.
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?
When I first started writing stories I would have characters and one adventure and event after another. The characters were always moving along from one task to the next. But I realized, that even with a notebook full of events, I didn't really have a story. What I had was busy characters that weren't really… Continue reading Living as Productively as a Story