Learning More about Other Genres

Check out the site suggested for some genre exploration. Might help get over a creative hump or break a writer’s block.

Story Empire

blank pageCiao, SEers. In the spirit of the new year (and all things new) I thought I’d broach a subject that’s foremost in my mind these days—new projects. Specifically, starting a new story or series in a genre you haven’t written in before. There’s nothing more daunting than staring at a blank page.

Unless, of course, you’re staring at a blank page and are at a complete loss as to what to say.

It might seem counterintuitive that a writer, whose primary purpose is to tell a story, would sit to start brainstorming or plotting or writing without some idea in his or her head. I suppose it is, if you think of a writer starting with a completely blank slate. I mean, who among us would try to tell a story without at least a seed of an idea to nurture?

That’s not what I mean. I’m talking about waking…

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About Charles Yallowitz

Charles E. Yallowitz was born, raised, and educated in New York. Then he spent a few years in Florida, realized his fear of alligators, and moved back to the Empire State. When he isn't working hard on his epic fantasy stories, Charles can be found cooking or going on whatever adventure his son has planned for the day. 'Legends of Windemere' is his first series, but it certainly won't be his last.
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One Response to Learning More about Other Genres

  1. Staci Troilo says:

    I appreciate the share, Charles. Thanks.

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