Poetry Day: Breasts and Blood

Google Image Search (I remember this one causing a small uproar.  I’ve made posts about this…

Poetry Day: Boozing with Fiction

Yahoo Image Search (This was a fun one I put together long ago.  Wanted to see…

How to Use Prologues, Part 5, Backstory Delivery

Hi SErs! It’s a day of Harmony here at Story Empire Today, I’d like to talk…

Characters and Diversity. Part 2 – Wealth

Hello Story Empire friends, Gwen with you today. Last month I initiated a series on including…

Creating Magic Systems

Greetings Storytellers. Diana here today to talk a little about magic as part of the craft…

Poetry Day: Blame Him or Thank Him

Good Vs Evil (Homer Simpson) (Not sure what this poem was about.  God?  Religion?  I guess…

Poetry Day: Blame a Generation

Peacock that got right next to me. Sadly, a bunch of kids chased the poor thing…

Suspension of Disbelief

Hi, gang. Craig with you once again to talk about something directly related to the kind…

Poetry Day: Berserker Am I

Anger from Inside Out (People dream a lot about fear and love.  I don’t hear much…

Story Development and Execution Part 7: Pacing, Tension, and Suspense

Ciao, SEers. Today is part seven: pacing, tension, and suspense. Craig has written a couple of…

Anthologies

Hey, SE Readers. Joan with you today. In my last post, I talked about the advantages…

Poetry Day: Baby Babble

(Guess we know what was going on when I wrote this poem.) Nonsense noises And makeshift…

Advantages of Writing Short Stories

Hey, SE Readers. Joan with you today. This post is short and sweet. (Pun intended.) Let’s…

How to Use Prologues, Part 2, What A Prologue Is and Isn’t

Hi SErs! It’s a day of Harmony here at Story Empire Today, I’d like to talk…

Crafting Rich Characters (Part 5)

Greetings Storytellers! We’re off to Part 5 of Crafting Rich Characters, the final installment of this…

Poetry Day: Around and Round the Medicine Bush

You’re Only Old Once by Dr. Seuss (This was heavily inspired by one of my favorite…

Poetry Day: Aquarium of Montgomery Drawlls

Yahoo Image Search (This is a silly poem I made about an aquarium with unique creatures. …

Literary Larceny & Why People Should Be Ashamed – By Kristen Lamb…

Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog Literary larceny is a new ‘trend’ that is normalizing stealing…

Breaking Writer’s Block: Finding Inspiration to Move Forward

Greetings, SE’ers! Beem Weeks here with you again. Today, I am going to share some ideas…

Poetry Day: Amor

From Yahoo Image Search (Another one of my emotion personified poems.  Enjoy.) Artists throughout time called…

Poetry Day: Amalgam

Monster Hunter the Game (Was I trying to do horror?  Was I trying to be symbolic? …

Poetry Day: Along the Desert Path

The Mummy (My titles aren’t that subtle.  They’ve always been direct much like my poetry.  So,…

Poetry Day: Allergy Woes

Yahoo Image Search (Title speaks for itself.  I get bad hay fever at times and I…

Heck of a deal! #freebook #murder #mystery

Hey, everyone. A couple of years ago I got an invitation to contribute to an anthology…

How to Write Point of View, Part 10, Choosing Tense and POV

Hi SErs! It’s a day of Harmony here at Story Empire Today, I’d like to talk…