Writer

You are a Writer

Originally posted on Robert C Day:
Worried about whether you are really a writer? Well fret no more – you are, indeed, a member of that illustrious breed. And here’s why. You can call yourself a writer if you write. Even…

The Hero’s Journey

The Hero’s journey is a widespread form of story structure derived from mythologist Joseph Campell’ s ‘Monomyth’ from his book The Hero with a Thousand Faces, which was originally published in 1949 There are twelve steps, and as you go… Read More ›

Writing Flash Fiction

For those who don’t know, Flash fiction or the short-short story as it is also known, is a type of fiction writing that relies on brevity and can be read – or written I suppose – in a flash. Surprisingly, at least… Read More ›

Writing Short Stories

The first thing you should know before you begin to write a short story is: start in the middle! You might well be throwing your hands up in exasperation right now and saying to yourself, ‘well that’s just madness! Why… Read More ›

Writer’s Block

Many of us have struggled our way through writer’s block at one point or another. It is a condition, or rather a state of mind where the brain seems to have decided to stop cooperating and enters a sort of creative shutdown…. Read More ›

Further Writing Tips

Just when you thought that there could not possibly be another single writing tip in the whole of existence left unexplored, I come along and drop another six on you! So here we go with a ‘further’ six writing tips:… Read More ›