In this post, I’ll look into the options regarding timing the release of individual books in a series, trying to combine a writer’s and a reader’s insight.Continue reading
I’ve shared several aspects of character death over the past few posts. Today, I’ll bring this series to and end by covering the situations where a character manages to escape death against all odds.Continue reading
In today’s post, I’ll look into one of the most powerful storytelling tools: sacrifice. Since some parts are well-known and working, I’ll try to look some other aspects as well.Continue reading
Some authors go into very high level of detail. In this post, I’ll focus on a specific one: time measurment and calendars in works of fiction, focused on fantasy.Continue reading
Continuing my series of posts about character death, I’ll share my thoughts about burial customs – they are something that can show more about the (fictional) culture, their beliefs and traditions.
While death is almost inevitable in writing, not everyone will venture into what happens after. Sometimes, the story simply doesn’t give it a chance. Sometimes, it’d only be after the end and thus of little relevance. The reasons might be many. Yet, it’s something that has its place.Continue reading
To be honest, I did not think I’d get much done this month. And maybe that approach led me to actually write something when I expected just a bit of editing and hope to finally find a beta reader or two.Continue reading
Today, I’ll share my thought on using death sentence in writing, including the impact of setting and culture on the (dis)favor of death sentence.Continue reading