People can use fear against people to control them.
Fear is a weapon, for the evil ones, the bad ones. Our fears are our weakness in a way.
You should realize that fear is the most important weapon an enemy can wield against you, so that you lose a fight. You feel suddenly overwhelmed. Your heart beats faster and you just don’t know what to do. Continue reading “A Little Fear Can Go a Long Way in Fiction”
There’s a reason for flaws in characters. Flaws make a character human, believable and lovable because as readers we know them as our own. Admitting one’s flaw is like baring open the soul to another person. Because flaws are the reasons we are liked, loved and cared for. Continue reading “Why Characters Aren’t Flawless and Shouldn’t Be”
We can’t create something big out of no effort. Writing a novel is no different.
For example to build a nice wooden chair:
We writers have something we can boast about, the fact that we are magicians! I’ve always wondered about magicians, their work is hard. But ours is harder.
Why I write this is because sometimes we or others around us wonder, what’s so special about us, writers. Here is a list of ten different things that are unique only to us.(And things you can boast about) Continue reading “Why Writers are Special”
Sometimes when I go through some stacks of books here and there, I keep finding my old half-written manuscripts and I wonder why I abandoned them when the whole plot line was very good. Was it because I was scared of writing an epic fantasy with 800 pages and all? Continue reading “The Ghosts of My Drafts Past”
We are humans and are passionate people. I am passionate about writing. I try to write everyday if I can. If we are passionate about something, why hold ourselves back? What are we waiting for? A miracle, that we’ll wake up one day and do what we’ve always wanted to do. No, that’s not what we’re doing. We’re burying our passions because of our routine lives. Continue reading “Taking That Leap towards Our Passions”
When is it the best time to write?
The Counter Question
A question asked by many. Is there really an answer to something called the best time to write? I say there is. Continue reading “The Best Time to Write”
Writing the first draft is scary for first timers and it was for me, now be scared no more, push your fear into the deepest of the abyss after reading this blog post on the secret of writing first drafts. Continue reading “A Short Guide to Write Your First Draft Easily”
Understanding the concept of showing and telling in writing fiction is very important as it’s one of the many elements of fiction. One can be confused by this. So let’s jump into it right away. Continue reading “Showing and Telling”
In the beginning when I started writing novels and stories, I thought a scene meant the same thing as in movies, where something happens at a particular place at a particular time. But then as time passed, I read about it and my definition of the word scene changed for good. Continue reading “Scenes and Sequels, What are they”