A lot of people who want to write have a hard time getting started because they feel overwhelmed, pressured and unfocused. Most of the new writers I talk to have day jobs, or have little kids, or take care of their sick family members, or have businesses.
How are you doing with your development? I’m working on mine, too! I think it’s gonna be really fun 🙂 If you missed the first two lessons, you can always access them at Lesson 1 and Lesson 2. So, on to Lesson 3, and a continuation of the Hero’s Journey. The Hero’s Journey Approach the … Continue reading What’s Your Story? – Lesson 3
How did you do with the character development from yesterday’s lesson? Did you get to know your main character? Do you understand them a little bit better now? Once you know your main character, you can do the exercise for the rest of the characters. There’s no need to develop each and every character, just … Continue reading What Is Your Story? – Lesson 2
Before we start talking about character development, have you identified your writing goals yet? If you haven’t yet, set aside the time today and work on your writing goals. You can access the Writer’s Goal Worksheet here.
A lot of people believe that great novels, great movies, great stories are great because of the story. But the story is only secondary to this aspect: Character. The story, conflict, and plot only follow the decisions made by the character.
Are you ready for this week’s writing prompt? If there is only one thing you can do for the rest of your life, what would it be? Write a story, write a poem, write a song, write an essay. Write it on your blog, or your journal and share it with us in the … Continue reading Writing Prompt for Oct. 7
“A Goal Is A Dream With A Deadline” – Napoleon Hill What are your dreams? What is your life ambition? When I was younger, I used to have a lot of dreams and it changes regularly, depending on what new concept I had just discovered. Now, I still have a lot of dreams but they … Continue reading Set Your Writing Goals