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The Storytelling Process for Video Games
Many people, even video game players themselves, will say that the games do not have stories. But they absolutely do, explains writer and producer Craig Miller. As a...
Structure, Structure, Structure: How Mastering Story Structure Can Help You Write Faster, Avoid Writer's Block, and Make Your Writing Look Pro
What separates good novels from bad? What turns a page-turner into a snoozer? What turns your protagonist from someone readers deeply care about to someone they couldn...
Derek Taylor Kent
The 5 Elements of Plot
In fiction, plot is defined as the series of events (action) that make up a story. Most plots follow a structure known as Freytag’s triangle, which has five basic elements...
Jeanne Lyet Gassman
The Key to Writing an Effective Horror or Mystery Novel
As a horror and mystery writer and a lifelong reader and watcher of the two genres, author Naomi Brett Rourke has come to know the tropes and clichés of novels and stories...
Naomi Brett Rourke
How the Creative Process for Storytelling in Gaming Translates to Writing Novels
Writing is informed by more than the simple act of sitting down and putting words on a page. We get ideas in our everyday lives. We also learn how to write and tell...
M. Todd Gallowglas
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