Crafting a Good Story

Every story has a plot, and oftentimes, the best plots are planned out WAY before the author gets started writing. Having a set plan ahead of time can help organize your ideas and result in a better execution of them. There are eight key steps to creating your plotline: characters, setting, conflict, resolution, rising action,Continue reading “Crafting a Good Story”

Seeing as a Writer

Recently, I wrote a short essay centered around this one question: How might writing better help a person to see better? Or, to put it another way, which comes first: seeing as a writer, or writing? And I think it’s important to understand this for ourselves, so we too can become great writers.             LearningContinue reading “Seeing as a Writer”