Tessa explores the ins and outs of writing about your own hometown if it isn’t widely known. Especially if supernatural beings live there as well.
Going from book blogger to book writer. And now doing both at the same time to share the love for stories and books.
What’s in a writer’s toolbox? Not just grammar, sentence structure or story structure. Work on your dialogue or characters arcs and create your unique voice.
New ideas are awesome, fresh inspiration is fantastic, and motivation can strike like a bolt out of the blue.
Unfortunately, that bolt can sometimes hit us right when we’re in the middle of something else. Today, Raven talks about the three methods he uses to deal with the potentially terrible timing of new ideas.
Getting into the zone. Every artist has heard this phrase, but what is it really? I take a closer look at the concept of ‘flow’ and how you, the artist, can use it to your advantage.
Characters should be characters. Seems self-evident? Well, today Raven talks about how he goes about building his characters from the ground up.
He also makes an utterly true point about popcorn, and you popcorn fans know it.
Raven talked to you last week about some of his sources of inspiration and this week I want to highlight the strongest source of mine: dreams.
“This is My Design” articles are about how we do things ourselves. More opinion, less objectivity. Today, Raven talks about inspiration – how he finds it, and what he does with it when he’s got it.