Starting a book is easy and this is a pitfall I see many new writers fall into. Because it’s easy to figure out a simple book idea and start writing, they often rush the first stages, which leads to failure, for they can’t finish the actual book.… Read More
How much should you write in a year, month, week, or day to become a successful writer?
Though it’s true there’s no such thing as the right amount to write or even the right thing to write about, I do believe there’s something special about opening your laptop or typewriter every single day and writing something, no matter what.… Read More
A tragic hero may be my favourite type of character in all of the storytelling.
This kind of character can be a powerful source of emotions for your readers and it can offer you countless of storytelling opportunities.
But how do you actually write a tragic hero?… Read More
Myths, gods, creation stories… they are an important element in fantasy, yet not all stories need to explore these things.
If you’re going the Tolkien route though, you can be sure you have to figure these things out! But don’t grieve, for I’m here to help you with your journey!… Read More
Nations are important to a fantasy setting. The conflict between different empires and kingdoms can give the story a vast scale, while also providing challenges for the protagonists.
It’s relatively easy to create a nation. Make a flag, design the army and political system and it’s done? … Read More