Category Archives: Thoughts and Observations

Writing advice I’ve taken to heart and truly believe has improved my craft.

Pitching Your Story–Tv/Movies

Ever wonder about the process of pitching your idea to TV/Movie executives? The video below will walk you through the maze and give you some helpful tips along the way. CreativePenn

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Villains We Love to Hate & How to Write Them.

When you think about great villains, who comes to mind? What makes them so memorable? Learning to craft the perfect antagonist is essential to your writing and in the article below you will learn what is needed to do so. … Continue reading

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Writing Awkward Characters.

Awkward characters can be challenging and rewarding to write. Do you know how to incorporate them into your story? The following article will show you the ins and outs of crafting an awkward character. Hannah Heath blog

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Character Types & Which Ones Deserve A Place In Your Story.

Once you’re aware of character type, you’ll find yourself noticing it more and more in what you read and watch. You can then use this awareness to study that character and see what elements you can use in your own writing. Continue reading

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Creating Secondary Characters That Rock!

You have your protagonist and antagonist but what about those secondary characters. After all, a painting isn’t a single color. It has a supporting cast of colors to make the picture come alive. That’s why you need complicated, well built, … Continue reading

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Stephen King On Writing.

In all his glory and master craftmanship Stephen King talks about creating the perfect story and much more. There is also a link to his invaluable book about the craft of writing–if you haven’t picked it up yet, do so … Continue reading

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Writing The Perfect Murder Scene!!!

If you want your readers to believe your story, get the details right. Either write about what you know, or do your research properly. Continue reading

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