Creativity knows no bounds, so where do you start when creating creatures that no one has heard of? Look here for the first steps.
Feminism has tried to define a strong female character, but maybe the strong female characters should be what redefines feminism.
Emotions are essential in Stories. The reader, the characters, and the writer should all be experiencing a variety of emotions.
The backstory is the part that isn't included in the story. But for the writer, it adds depth and additional ideas.
Beginning a story is difficult, but here are three things to include in the beginning. Plus a few more helps in getting started.