Short Story: Strength Together: Part 2

Drake ducked under Terrance's swing and then countered with a blazing left cut. Terrance caught it and pushed it forcefully out of the way. Drake slid his blade away from his friends' and leaped high, ready to defeat Terrance once and for all, and then a tap on the back meant he had been defeated. … Continue reading Short Story: Strength Together: Part 2

Four Part Blog Series: Beginning a Novel: Part 2: Fleshing out the Theme

So now you've written down the main ideas of your story, you have the basic blocks of your novel outline complete. Now you want to begin fleshing out your theme some more. 1: Brainstorm Even though you have what the idea of the theme is, think about this: how do the different characters respond to … Continue reading Four Part Blog Series: Beginning a Novel: Part 2: Fleshing out the Theme