This piece was inspired by a podcast I sometimes listen to, "Hollywood & Crime" by Wondery (look it up if you have the opportunity, it's pretty cool). I wanted to try my hand at a story based on film noir tropes, albeit with a little twist of my own. The girl in the back room … Continue reading Short Story: “Interrogation”
We all have storytellers that inspire us. If you're a fantasy writer, then you may cite J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis or J.K. Rowling as influences. Maybe horror is your primary genre: then you might put Stephen King on that list. Furthermore, it doesn't have to just be writers who influence your writing. Maybe you started … Continue reading On the Shoulders of Giants
Hello everyone! There's no article today because I've been a little busy, but I'm planning to publish two articles later this week. The first is on the subject of how to analyze and interact with storytelling media when you yourself are a storyteller. The second, which will hopefully be ready in time for the announcement … Continue reading A quick update!
In my last writing advice post, I talked about what we can do to overcome the problems we face when beginning a writing session or a new project. Today's post continues that line of thought by discussing another problem that emerges early in the writing process: what do we actually write about? Finding the right … Continue reading The Search for Inspiration