Posts Tagged ‘character’

Writing Poll: How do you write distinctive character voice?

Posted on: March 10th, 2011 by Sam 3 Comments

What techniques could a writer use to make the characters sound more distinctive? One of the problems we writers face is having convincingly distinctive character voices. Writing Fiction puts many demands on our brain. Between story structure, plot, setting detail, action and everything else, something is bound to get overlooked during the first draft. As […]

ZOMG, Horror

Posted on: March 18th, 2010 by Sam

I’ve been fascinated in horror lately. Most especially “My Last Dutchess”, “A Tell-tale Heart” and “I am Not a Serial Killer” One of my “writer-weaknesses” right now is that I’m not practiced in making things as dark as I want them to be. When I read a really good Fantasy, I often sit and ponder […]

Writing Process; Romantic Comedy

Posted on: February 15th, 2010 by Sam 1 Comment

I’ve had a concept for a long time in my head, an urban story involving a young man who carries drought with him. That concept alone isn’t enough to carry a story, but I want to combine it with other elements that, in the grand picture, could be a fun story to read. What I’ve […]