Dialogue versus conversation | The difference between good fiction and bad?

Dialogue versus conversation | The difference between good fiction and bad?

I've yet to watch Justified, the modern day western tv show that this article claims has the best dialogue in anything currently being produced, but the article brought up an interesting point: when you are writing dialogue between your characters, the execution is key. If done poorly, it could break your whole story! So how can you [...]

The One Question Every Writer Must Ask Themselves

The One Question Every Writer Must Ask Themselves

What question does every author want their reader to ask when they close their book? It invokes the fundamental nature of the storyteller. This question has existed since man could first articulate with a spoken language, and maybe even a little longer. This question is the most important question a reader can ask, and every [...]

A writer’s block

A writer’s block

I wrote for the first time in days. I think I was sick of not creating, even though the voices are dead to me now. I hoped that by getting something down on paper I would reawaken the trance that I so often felt when I was in the throws of my depression. And I [...]

My Favorite Fictional Places | The Tomb Of The Unknown King

My Favorite Fictional Places | The Tomb Of The Unknown King

Ok, this is a literary blog, but I think the genre of fiction can stretch across many different outlets. One of my favorite fictional series is Final Fantasy, which is a series of video games for Sony Playstation. The originality in plot, music, and visuals is always enough to inspire me when I'm feeling disconnected [...]