Writing Concepts

This article was originally published in The Writer’s Everything, Issue #007. The Purpose Of Writing Concepts Every week, published in my writing magazine, The Writer’s Everything, Writing Concepts will discuss a major piece of knowledge that authors would do well to be aware of.

Writing Concepts

This article was originally published in The Writer’s Everything, Issue #006. The Purpose Of Writing Concepts Every week, published in my writing magazine, The Writer’s Everything, Writing Concepts will discuss a major piece of knowledge that authors would do well to be aware of.

Tracing For Authors

This article was originally published in The Writer’s Everything, Issue #004. When it comes to writing, most people have their end goal firm in mind: sign book deals, get published, sell the rights to Hollywood, move into a mansion, live off the royalties. Ok, that may or may not be a little exaggerated, depending on … More Tracing For Authors

Writing Definitions

This article was originally published in The Writer’s Everything, Issue #003. Like any career or hobby, there’s a whole world built around writing that you may just be beginning to scratch the surface of. And let’s face it, we’re not born knowing how to respond if someone on Twitter asks if the MC in your … More Writing Definitions

Add To Your Vocabulary

This article was originally published in The Writer’s Everything, Issue #003. Psyche noun The totality of elements forming the mind. Prognosticate verb To give an indication of in advance; to foretell from signs or symptoms. Winnow  verb To remove by a current of air; to get rid of something undesirable or unwanted. The Writer’s Everything … More Add To Your Vocabulary

If So, Why? The Ultimate Character Development Guide

This article was originally published in The Writer’s Everything, Issue #003. If you’ve read either of the first two issues of this magazine, you may have noticed the section with the title: “Developing Your Character.” (If you haven’t, then welcome! I’m glad you’re here.) Each week, I include a question or three which I pull … More If So, Why? The Ultimate Character Development Guide

Prologues—The Kiss of Death?

This article was originally published in The Writer’s Everything, Issue #002. There is a sort of stigma in the writing community, especially in certain circles, when it comes to prologues. We can postulate that the premise of this pre-plot problem is, put simply, that prologues are a bait-and-switch.

Developing Your Character

This article was originally published in The Writer’s Everything, Issue #002. Why was he given his name? While some characters’ names may be chosen for the reasons listed in last week’s issue of The Writer’s Everything, other characters’ names may actually turn out to be integral to the plot of the story itself. In Star … More Developing Your Character