Writing character relationships that are believable requires being observant about relationships in your own life and those of others.
I celebrate when one of my characters appears in my mind’s eye fully formed. However, the reality is that for most of us, this is a rare occurrence. Certain techniques are required to creating compelling character traits and to will our characters to life. We need to draw on memory, imagination and whatever Muse until our characters […]
When you create a character they must be complex and compelling so that the character can make an impression on the reader, and that is your ultimate goal.
Last week I shared 10 important questions writers should ask themselves when creating Science Fiction worlds. As I said before, world-building is one of the most important gears in the machine that is Science Fiction writing. It is the art of convincing a reader that a fictitious place exists. Your science fiction world must be built […]
Creating Science Fiction Worlds is one of the most important gears in the machine that is Science Fiction writing. World-Building is the art of convincing a reader that a fictitious place exists. Your science fiction world must be built upon a well-founded history and abide by fixed rules. This will help to persuade your readers to believe in […]
If you are an author, blogger, or any kind of writer for that matter, I’m sure you’ve wanted to write something in your work that might be considered controversial, off-kilter or even downright foolish. Maybe you’ve even wanted to write about something that you knew would completely alienate you from all of your family and […]