Tag: backstory

Is a backstory even necessary?

The backstory… Such an elusive term. What is it? I mean really, when do I use it? I’m not saying this to be cute, by the way, because I have many instances where I’m writing something and the backstory is more interesting than the… Continue Reading “Is a backstory even necessary?”

I get Carried away

So, back story is important right? It fleshes out the characters and we get to know them better. I guess back story doesn’t happen on the first draft, but on the second, when you try to make the story more coherent.  I have a… Continue Reading “I get Carried away”

My Relationship with Backstory

Many of the stories I make have a long-ass backstory. At first I thought it was the main character that needed an indepth backstory, but that’s not true at all. He should have some baggage, sure, but the history shouldn’t necessarily be explored. All… Continue Reading “My Relationship with Backstory”

I’m Back!

To anyone who cares, sorry for having been away for a while. I’ve been in a mental drought lately and I think I know why. Whenever I wrote a story it was often without a strategy or a plan and I just dove right… Continue Reading “I’m Back!”

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