The Magic of Storytime

We all love stories. 

Whether its a movie, TV series, song, or your favorite novel, everyone has a story that they will never forget. Perhaps that is why storytelling is one of the oldest traditions in human history.

Stories entertain us. They teach us. They make us feel. Stories give us something to get excited about, something to laugh at, something to debate or simply to complain about. No matter how or why, the true magic behind a story is that it brings people together. 

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September 8, 2017

Dialogue can be tricky even for experienced writers, it is a sort of art form in itself. Here are seven basic tips from how I approach it.

Keep it simple.

Try to limit every line that is spoken to under five words.


Pay attention to how people speak to each other. W...

August 25, 2017

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Anyone who has ever been a kid has had to answer this question. If they were like me it came at the most unexpected time and you blurted out the first thing that came to mind. 'I want to make video games.' But deep down you were...

August 12, 2017

Every story needs a hero. Or a villain!

Unless our story has a very lonely hero it will need many characters. But our story does not need blaze characters that are forgotten the moments after they're introduced. We want characters with depth that feel real. Remember tho...

August 4, 2017

When I first started writing I asked myself what theme should I write about. As I was searching for my theme I had the strange thought, do I even need one.

Strange thought but here's why. The television show Seinfeld is ranked among the best sitcoms ever made and in 200...

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