Reedsy’s 200+ Story Ideas

Are you suffering from writer’s block? Reedsy, an author community you may remember from its Infographics,  has the answer, with some great tips and over 200 writing prompts, conveniently organized by genre: mystery, comedy, drama, fantasy, and more. Here are my...

11 Tips For Writing Fantasy

My entire Pearseus series (five books) is sci-fi/fantasy, as are some of my short stories. So I was pretty excited when I came across a post on Reedsy with some great tips on writing fantasy. I’m summarizing here (and adding a few tips of my own), but be sure to...

How Much Do You Know About Irony?

You may remember some of Reedsy’s awesome creations such as Writing Dynamic Characters and Third Person Limited vs Omniscient PoV. Well, Ricardo Fayet and his team have done it again with a long-form post detailing the three main kinds of irony in literature,...

Infographic: Writing Dynamic Characters

A common criticism of fiction — be it in film, television, or novels — is often laid against characters seen as “flat” or “two-dimensional.” Modern audiences know when a protagonist or supporting character isn’t interesting, based on their own lack of emotional...