Category: For Storytellers
Articles, Resources, & Tools for Storytellers
A STO•RY•TELL•ER is someone who tells stories. This can be orally, visually, written, or in a variety of other ways.
Posts “for storytellers” are going to look at the writing craft and its role in the world and storytelling. Not only will they address writing itself, but also:
- our personal and professional need for it;
- how it helps us to understand the world;
- our psychological and philosophical need for it;
- what is typically ignored in writing; and
- current trends in writing practices.
Being a writer (formally and informally) myself, I pose ideas based on my studies and practices. With this, I encourage you to find out more, continue to be a lifelong learner, and connect it to your life. Just like the definition, they will hopefully inspire you to plan, write and perfect your stories–no matter the format. In the perfect world, from all this, you’ll learn something new every day.
If you want to be a good writer, you have to keep reading. So, I aimed for a book a month before last year and that really worked for me. This year I want to aim for two a month. What am I reading that abundantly? My To Be Read (TBR) list includes the following…
I can do some awesome things when inspired myself. We all get there where we will encounter opposition, but we can’t let it discourage us. I think I really would have quit if it hadn’t been for my writing community (make sure you find yours, by the way).
To be a good writer, you have to be a good reader. That’s why I started keeping a reading journal. It’s an excellent tool to keep the reader in me alive!
Having a novel soundtrack is a smart move for mood development. You immerse yourself in the right songs and just write down what’s playing behind your eyes.
In the end, I deleted his contact information. Memories really turned me off to anything from Marquez. Maybe you’ll have better luck with him than I did.
Overall, I am very satisfied with my experiences with Singleton and have no intentions to stop our growing relationship. I really do appreciate him.
If you stay involved on social media in the right way, you can be an early bird in your marketing and start getting people excited for your book!
You know what…? I will do amazing things during NaNoWriMo… Don’t let that voice weigh you down. You do it. I’m right there with you.