Writing Tips: How to Add Details to Your Story

I wanted to thank Gemma Dupont, at https://gemmadupont.wordpress.com/, for inspiring this article. She commented on a prior post saying: "Well, I have been suggested to add more description as I was expressing more of the action. I so agree that is what I should do, but I am also afraid to over do it with the description in… Continue reading Writing Tips: How to Add Details to Your Story

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A Different Way to Look at Plot and Character

I've talked about the structure of plot in a previous article, Writing Tips: Science and Six Plots, and so instead of delving further into structure, the intention of this article is to explore the relationship of plot and character and whatever nuance may arise from these two concepts. I've come to this topic as a… Continue reading A Different Way to Look at Plot and Character

Writing Tips: Science and Six Plots

Science and Fiction, 6 Plots

  Over the past few years scientists have been working to reduce story plots into data. On February 4, 2015 The Paris Review released an article called "Man In Hole" with the subtitle of "Can a Novel's Plot Be Reduced to Data Points?" On July 12, 2016 The Atlantic put out an article "The Six… Continue reading Writing Tips: Science and Six Plots

3 Reasons Journals Make Better Writers

Writers have been keeping journal for centuries. John Steinbeck and Virginia Woolf are among great writers who kept prolific journals. You can find an assortment of quotes from professional writers, like this one, about writers who used journals. Not all good writers journal, but good journaling can make a bad writer decent, and a decent… Continue reading 3 Reasons Journals Make Better Writers

Looking for Opinions on Blog Posts

Update 2/13/17: I've been getting great recommendations but I still haven't found exactly the right type of post I'm looking for. I'm still scouring other blogs in search of an idea and I hope you guys will be able to help me still. Writings By Ender has been growing since my effort to produce more… Continue reading Looking for Opinions on Blog Posts