Tag Archives: Writing

Get some perspective

The latest update on my exploration with writing is the subject of perspective, paricularly with regards to the lead character(s) in a story. Who’s telling the story? If it’s first person, the reader will only know what is shared with … Continue reading

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Subject to status

Following on from the last post, the current topic of exploration is status. This ties in with the motivation of a character. Their status can determine their motivations. Two people with different social status would probably be motivated differently on … Continue reading

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Question Their Motives

I’m getting into a fun territory, the realm of want/needs/desires of the character. Once you start exploring this aspect of a character, they quickly become more believeable. You can put them into a random scene and you should have some … Continue reading

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Show some character

The adventures in writing are still continuing. This time the hurdle is characters, more specifically, a lack of personality with most of the characters. The characters are only fulfilling their requirement to any given scene in a story. They generally … Continue reading

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From the eye of the storm.

Come in, come in! The weather outside isn’t fit for man nor beast. I’m half expecting to need a canoe to get to work in the morning if the downpour continues through the night. The writing is continuing to go … Continue reading

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Behold the mythical blog post!

Hello again. I know I’ve been remiss in not posting more frequently. But if it’s any consolation, I had a great blog post done but then the neighbours giraffee at it. Anywho, I’ve managed to keep up with the regular … Continue reading

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Continuing adventures with pen and paper

It seems I’ve also made it to the end of the first month of writing/blogging. The month has been a mixed bag when it comes to the writing. I haven’t managed to focus on any of the short stories I’ve … Continue reading

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