Create Strong Obstacles to Make A Super Story

Stories need structure. You don’t have to outline your story but the structure must be there. One of the essential pieces of story structure is the story obstacle or antagonist. As a writer, you know you need a strong obstacle to make a super story, but how does that work on paper?  The Power of… Continue reading Create Strong Obstacles to Make A Super Story

A Short Writing Lesson: Dogged by Guilt

  Characterization and story set up doesn’t have to be difficult. Sometimes all it takes is a few well-chosen words and specific reactions. This is especially true when your character is dogged by guilt. Every guilty person is his own hangman.                  — Lucius Annaeus Seneca Can you… Continue reading A Short Writing Lesson: Dogged by Guilt