Tag Archives: story development

Multiple Version-itis

Sometimes, one of the most difficult things about wanting to write is deciding what to write. This decision is usually difficult for one of two reasons: having nothing to decide from, and having too much to decide from. Those who … Continue reading

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Staring into the Abyss: Finding the Plot

So you have an idea. Maybe it’s a character, maybe it’s a world, maybe it’s just a genre—or maybe you’re lucky and it’s a conflict. If you’re anything like me, ideas are everywhere. But stories are harder to come by. … Continue reading

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Wish Fulfillment and Conflict

One of the challenges of seeking to portray a ‘positive’ experience for a character (and, by proxy, the reader) is that it can lack conflict. The very nature of wish fulfillment is to allow a reader to experience their wishes … Continue reading

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