Character struggles, both internal and external, are crucial to character development and essential for a good story. External struggles can be rather grandiose and hard to relate to especially in fantasy and science fiction novels. Though that’s not to say it’s impossible. A lot of difficulties characters face can be smaller scale and more personal … Continue reading The Therapeutic Effect of Character Development
Hi Everyone, Due to a family emergency last week I wasn't able to finish a book this week. 😦 I will post an article this weekend regarding Character Development though! Thank you for your patience! - Raphael
I like to think of myself as a competent writer when it comes to storytelling. Though I may feel this about myself, objectively it will be left to my readers to determine whether or not this is true. This has been a line of thinking that has plagued me ever since I finished writing the … Continue reading Book Review: On Writing and Worldbuilding by Timothy Hickson
The past month has been a roller coaster of emotions. There were a few weeks where I struggled to do anything let alone write. I found myself mostly wasting away playing video games and eating junk food, generally feeling unmotivated and undisciplined. But I felt a sense of responsibility to finish writing my story as … Continue reading Discipline, Purpose, and Emotional Health
After about a year and a half of writing and editing, I've finally finished writing my second book, the sequel to The Legend of Nariko: The Mark of Silverfrost! It's taken a lot longer than I had hoped to be honest, yet now that I look back on it I can't feel too disappointed by … Continue reading Fantastic News!