The only way that a story can be told apart from the others. Your voice is the only thing that makes you different from all the writers. And it’s just that one thing. The same answer as to what makes works unique or at least distinct from each other even as they were cut from… Read More Your voice sets you apart
After a while of writing the first draft, you start to realize that the writing becomes a chore. You don’t know what to do, you can’t figure out. I face that a lot, but one thing I keep in mind is choosing to raise the stakes within the chapter so that the next chapter I… Read More Keeping Things Interesting
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I remember the first story I write. When I was around 14 the first time I really got into writing really heavily. My first story was about a cursed console, and well it wasn’t the best as I went a few chapters in and quit. And I happened to have lost that work. Not that… Read More Writing For The First Time
As a beta reader, I had many many learning lessons stories. Let me tell you them and what I learned in each of them. Lesson One: Never compromise my rates This was during the early days that I was working as a paid beta. During those dry spells, I received a message from a man. He… Read More Learning Experiences of a Beta
Kazuho and Shinrou had came upon the string of houses, after spending a while just walking through the streets to find it. As they finally reached, both of them were sure to ask for better directions next time. Although there were signs to this place, which did help since the landlord had been looking for… Read More Chapter Three: Trouble comes onto his doorstep
Tang Dynasty was the time where many claimed this dynasty to be the peak of China. It certainly was the highest China would ever go when it came to the expansion of their territories. China at the hands of this dynasty would not only be powerful but also extravagant. But it wasn’t the best But… Read More The Glorious Tang
Congratulations, you have survived the first draft. But, before you think about querying or getting an editor to fix your style errors, take a moment to think about this question. Even if you believethat an editor will help you when it is just the rough draft. An editor should be able to do an amazing… Read More Is Your Manuscript Ready After The First Draft?
In the middle of the road, the carriage was moving. She looked out, gazing at the road ahead of them. And of course the destination she was arriving at. The city which she never saw, but knew enough of it. It was a cesspool of schemes, lies and distrust. It was one of constant prosperity,… Read More Chapter Two: Coming To Terms With Reality
If there was one thing which kept China somewhat elective was the Mandate of Heaven. Which means that anyone could claim to be an Emperor if the previous dynasty had collapsed and the country was in anarchy or split into many separate parts. Or if the dynasty was likely to fail. This sort of rule was good… Read More The Mandate of Heaven