Tag: characters

Who Carries the Plot?

Is it the characters that carry the plot or is it the plot carries the characters? I’m not sure. Perhaps there isn’t a simple answer to that, at least not for me. For me, stories never start with a character. My mind is so… Continue Reading “Who Carries the Plot?”

How To Make A Short Story Work

Making stories that you wanna make, and making the stories that people wanna read, can be two different things sometimes. I have this short story, my very first short story in fact, called “Colony Sane” that I have been working on for almost a… Continue Reading “How To Make A Short Story Work”

Do we Write Characters or Real People? – Writer’s Journal

I read once that all characters that are written, have some small aspect of the writer in them. Whether that may be the case or not, my characters certainly has some aspect of, or at least my idea of myself, in them. But I… Continue Reading “Do we Write Characters or Real People? – Writer’s Journal”

Evil Antagonist

While writing a very early draft of the book I realised that I have used the most heinous fantasy trope of all! The antagonist is evil for the sake of being evil… When writing a story you use inspirations from things that you have… Continue Reading “Evil Antagonist”

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