This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, Jaye Wells, and Moses Siregar talk about why the path they took into publishing is the best. When you decide to get become writer you should definitely start with tie-in writing. Or when you hit the path toward a professional writing career, the best way … Continue reading Defending Our Writing Paths
This week on Hide and Create, Jaye Wells, Jordan Ellinger, Moses Siregar and Joshua Essoe talk about stupid writer tricks. We all use them, we all have them, and we’ve all heard of some of them. This is where we each share more of our cool and perhaps not-commonly-heard-of tips and shortcuts of the trade. … Continue reading Stupid Writer Tricks! For Writers!
This week on Hide and Create Joshua Essoe, Jaye Wells, Moses Siregar, and Jordan Ellinger talk about creating your voice. It’s interesting to me how a writer can have a strong voice and be a very good storyteller, but fall down when it comes to the line-by-line writing. Everyone has gifts and genius, and some … Continue reading Developing a Unique Writing Voice
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
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.
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
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