We read stories to become lost in new and unexplored worlds, ones filled with possibilities, mysteries, and oddities. The world in which a story is set is important to any tale, particularly so when it comes to science fiction and fantasy.
Hello all, I hope you're well. The weekend is nearly upon us and we can all sigh with relief. A few people have enquired about social media profiles, so I've set up a dedicated Twitter account for anyone that's interested. https://twitter.com/Magpie_Richie As well as posting updates, I'll try and share some helpful creative writing articles… Continue reading You can now follow on Twitter!
It’s not an easy skill to come up with interesting and compelling characters. My research article exploring reasons why people stop reading a book revealed weak characterisation to be one of the biggest culprits. This article will first consider what makes a character interesting before going on to explore some tools to help you craft your own.