Map Creator used: Inkarnate This is most of the fantasy world for my stories. I say most because I am waiting until the budget allows to pay for the premium service. This way, I can REALLY do the map some justice. I found the website by Google, and I have fallen in love with it. … Continue reading Welcome to Galena
Category: Writer’s Corner
No More United States?
...or an exercise in world building. Reshaping the world The thing about fiction writing is that you can make your own mythos and lore. This often leads to reshaping existing maps or making new ones. In my case, it's both. My sci-fi/fantasy series starts in our world in the not-so-distant future and is linked to … Continue reading No More United States?
Much Ado About Rey
I've been thinking. Yes, that can be dangerous with someone like me, but I still do it from time-to-time. After having seen The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi I came to the conclusion that a fan fiction is in order. Not one praising her Mary Sue powers and carrying-on an almost sycophantic praise, but … Continue reading Much Ado About Rey
Writer’s Corner: Writing a Strong Protagonist
…or how to make a hero likeable without making them perfect. We all want to root for a hero, a person that has an enormous amount of pressure on them to “save the day”. There are certain things to avoid when writing your protagonist and how to make your hero relatable. The traps The un-killable, … Continue reading Writer’s Corner: Writing a Strong Protagonist
Don’t Do It! Don’t do what I did…
Mistakes in being a ghost writer and more. Yes, it’s a clickbait title, sorry. When I first got into freelance writing, I was looking for a place I could go to do it. I am trying to start a business from home; so, looking for supplemental work from home sounded good; the problem was I … Continue reading Don’t Do It! Don’t do what I did…
Writer’s Corner: How to Keep Your Characters Straight
So, you want to write a novel and you’re wondering how to get all the characters you inevitably want to introduce straight, and keep them straight, thus keeping continuity. We’ve discussed an outline in another post, and that is a way to keep the story from tripping over itself, but how do you keep all … Continue reading Writer’s Corner: How to Keep Your Characters Straight
How Do I Keep the Story Going…
Or, how I keep it flowing without it tripping over itself. For most people, the biggest wonder is how a writer keeps the story straight in their heads and on paper/computer. I make an outline. This helps me to see what I have written. It gives me the freedom here to add pieces … Continue reading How Do I Keep the Story Going…