The fire of conflict.
Conflict is what forces something to change, and change is what storytelling, or life, is all about. Like it or not, you need conflict.
Writers tend to be hard on themselves, and sometimes you just need to remind yourself how great a writer you actually are.
Be true to your element.
Your voice grows out of your basic element, so it's important to know it and stay true to it. Otherwise, it's hard to find your voice.
21 Snippets is a writing programme that gets you started with writing, and builds a foundation for your life as a writer. It helps you get the writing done.
The magic of time.
To create high quality products there is one ingredient we need more than anything else, and writing is no different. It's the very key to mastery.
Dialogue makes the world go 'round.
Stories don't depend on dialogue, but it makes them a lot more dynamic. Moreover, dialogue is a great tool for exploring your writing voice.
The parallel universe of writing.
Life as a writer can be difficult. It's literally living in a different world, and it can be extremely hard recognizing it as a fact.
The animated realm.
It's one of the most used storytelling techniques today, and it's one of the best ways of learning the craft of a story while developing your voice.
The finish line.
Part of the writing craft makes too many writers never finish their work. It's the hardest and most important part, but also the least romantic.
The writer's urge.
Writing unfolds from an urge within that's two-fold in nature, and illusive. It's hard to put words on, yet that's the one thing the craft is all about.