Questions to Your Own Characters – Character Questionnaires

Many authors delve into the characters of a story before they begin writing it. A little aid to get to know your own characters are characters questionnaires. A list of questions to or about a character. Two of these are available at Gotham Writers’ Workshop: » Character Questionnaires – Get to Know Your Characters The […]

Blogging is Education

By reading weblogs, you can learn stuff. So can you by reading other articles online, that’s not particularly surprising. What is special about weblogs is that you can also learn by writing articles. Unless you are writing a stupid copycat article, writing an article requires quite a mental effort. To write a good article, you […]

The Risks of Storytelling as a Blogging Technique

Some people claim that storytelling is the most powerful copywriting technique. Recently, Brian Clark extended this claim to writing blog articles and wrote an exemplary story-like article. Being interested in movie making, I am fascinated in the power of storytelling as well. Nevertheless, you should not forget that every technique has associated risks and might […]