Bridging the Gap (Working Backwards)

Sometimes while writing, we know where we eventually want to end up in the story, but get stuck on exactly how to get there. I know my plucky heroine escapes the cyborg ninja, but how? I vaguely know the kind of triumph I want my characters to experience toward the end of the story, but … Continue reading Bridging the Gap (Working Backwards)

Generating Story Ideas: List and Twist

Side Note: It's March 3rd, the birthday of the notorious Ian Mayes and Myself! Huzzah! John Brown, author of "Servant of a Dark God", gave a presentation at LTUE with Larry Correia. It was entitled "How to Develop Killer Story Ideas". In fact, if you go to his blog, there is a video recording of … Continue reading Generating Story Ideas: List and Twist