Writing the first chapter of a novel can be hard especially if like me, you hate beginnings..
Foreshadowing is the idea of hinting or giving clues to an important event later in the book. It's important but no something you should take lightly. There are so many websites that can tell you how to do foreshadowing and can tell you that certain things are wrong and certain things are right. here are 8 simple tips to get the foreshadowing right.
Evoking fear in your writing can be a tricky task to do. You need to ensure your readers are just as scared as your characters are. Here are 5 tips that I found really help with your writing.
A Few Tips on Adding Humour into your Writing
Creature Companions Master List Creature Companions either end up being fully developed and they make a huge impact on the story, or they get forgotten and end up being mistreated vehicles. We've spoken about talking animals, and these can really help to build relationships given that speech will remove the ambiguity of interpreting behaviour, … Continue reading Creature Companions – Team Building
The best example you can find in talking creatures is from Narnia, it is simply the best known source. However there are many sources have talking creatures, the BBC Television series of Merlin has a talking dragon. There is a multitude of companion cats (Most common for witches) in different books who through out witty … Continue reading Creature Companion Series – Managing a talking creature
Creature companions are easy to have, you've seen how you can you travel with them, how you can put their abilities to use, and even putting them to use. But all characters need a personality, your creatures are just as important as your characters.
If you want a creature companion in your story you need to give it a reason to be there, just like every other character. This article will help you put you companions to use in more ways then one.
Creature Companion Contents One of the most common mistakes a writer will do is mess up their travel times. Writers make the mistake of assuming that their travel times don't matter, but if you are trying to create a believable story you need to get your facts right. Humans can only travel for so long … Continue reading Creature Companion Series – Travelling with Animals
Creature Companion Contents Now that you've chosen your creature companion, you have to decide on its abilities. Now these are different for every single creature you choose, so be sure to do you research, you not only have this to think about, but you also have to think about real world animals and mythical world … Continue reading Creature Companions Series – Ability Checklist