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Story Development and Execution Part 6: Constructing Chapters

Ciao, SEers. Today is part six: chapter construction. I was surprised to find none of us has spent a great deal of time discussing the chapter as a … Story Development and Execution Part 6: Constructing Chapters

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Advantages of Writing Short Stories

Hey, SE Readers. Joan with you today. This post is short and sweet. (Pun intended.) Let’s talk about short stories. There are advantages to writing … Advantages of Writing Short Stories

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Showing – Not Telling Emotions

Hi SEers. John here with you today. I’m going to further discuss the idea of giving characters life with gestures. The reason for gestures (or beats … Showing – Not Telling Emotions

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STORY SETTINGS AND POETRY

Hi SEers! Denise here to talk about story settings and poetry. Have you ever read a book and come to a passage where the description is so beautiful … STORY SETTINGS AND POETRY

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Happy Mothers Day!

It’s that time of year to celebrate one of the people who raised you.  There are all types of mothers out there, so I can’t really say ‘the one who brought you into this world’.  We all have mother figures … Continue reading

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How to Use Prologues, Part 2, What A Prologue Is and Isn’t

Hi SErs! It’s a day of Harmony here at Story Empire 🙂 Today, I’d like to talk about what a prologue is and is not. Here’s a link to the previous … How to Use Prologues, Part 2, What A … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Using Swords in Fantasy

Due to swords being so common in fantasy, many people think they’re very easy to use in battle.  At least in a fictional sense.  Swing, stab, parry, stab, slash, stabbity stab, and the cycle continues.  You can be very simplistic … Continue reading

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Know your audience

Hi Gang! Craig with you once more with something to consider. There’s an old bit of advice about making presentations, or producing an article, that … Know your audience

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Crafting Rich Characters (Part 5)

Greetings Storytellers! We’re off to Part 5 of Crafting Rich Characters, the final installment of this series. In Part 1, we explored a character’s … Crafting Rich Characters (Part 5)

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Literary Agent Resources #agentqueries #queryingforrepresentation

Hi, SEers! Mae here. Last month I shared tips on how to write a query letter for agent representation. You can find that post HERE. Today, I’d like … Literary Agent Resources #agentqueries #queryingforrepresentation

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