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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Creating Tension In Your Writing

This week on Hide And Create, Moses Siregar, Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, and Jaye Wells talk about creating tension. Maybe it need not be said, but don’t use one of the tools we talked about in this episode, use a bunch of them and mash them together. Take a time-bomb, use short, punchy sentences, be … Continue reading Creating Tension In Your Writing

Writing the Hero’s Journey Part 2

This week on Hide and Create Moses Siregar, Jaye Wells, Jordan Ellinger and Joshua Essoe continue last week’s discussion on the monomyth. Actually, we argue for a bit to finish up as we examine the trope of the Chosen One.

Writing the Hero’s Journey Part 1

This week on Hide and Create Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, Moses Siregar and Jaye Wells start talking about the Hero’s Journey. The Hero’s Journey is a skeletal framework that should be fleshed out with the details and surprises of the individual story. The structure should not call attention to itself, nor should it be followed too precisely. … Continue reading Writing the Hero’s Journey Part 1

To Write Urban Fantasy

This week on Hide and Create, Jordan Ellinger, Moses Siregar, Joshua Essoe and Jaye Wells talk about Urban Fantasy. Don’t be embarrassed if you don’t know what exactly this Urban Fantasy genre is; there is a lot of confusion over it and what qualifies a book to fit into it. Harry Potter is the biggest example … Continue reading To Write Urban Fantasy