There are surprising and unsurprising places to find elements of storytelling. Many different mediums have been used to share stories with others.
One of the best parts of fall is that unmistakable chill in the air. This is especially true of October with the approach of Halloween. And for the storytellers, that most certainly includes scary stories. Whether you’re looking for something filled with ghosts and demons or just a cautionary tale about humans, scary stories share… Continue reading Scary Stories
How do you use symbolism? Take a quick look at how motifs can reinforce theme and convey hidden meaning.
When I first wrote about writing commitments, I brought up the point that writing every day is not something that works a hundred percent of the time. As I start and try to get myself back into posting more consistently, I find that still holds true for the most part. Numerous reasons work against writing… Continue reading Updated: Writing Commitments
At some point in my life, I want to arrange a home office that contains a map of every fictional world I love. Tolkien’s Middle Earth, Paolini’s Alagaësia, McCaffery’s world of Pern. An entire wall dedicated just to the maps of fictional worlds. I love the look of fictional maps. And there’s no better place… Continue reading Worldbuilding: Maps