First-person is a point of view (POV) where the reader sees and feels everything through the eyes of one character. The words “I,” “my,” and “me” are some of the […]
Characters are plot. If Jimmy wasn’t so short, he might have been able to reach the cookies without the ladder. So the way I see it, the deeper the character, the deeper the plot.
Character depth is important. Quirks, attitudes, and backstories pile stratum after stratum of deepness on them. This post covers all three in deep ways of their own, complete with my thoughts.
Setting is half of the plot in a story. But the thing is, writers are running out of them. Medieval fantasy, sci-fi, and more recently dystopia have all been packed with authors fighting to be unique, but more and more it’s not working. What’s left?
Hear my thoughts on one of the last choices for authors. Grab a ticket to steampunk while there are still seats left.
This is a post on how to get ideas. Not. Plots. As you probably know from reading other blog posts, I’m not very good at coming up with plots. To […]