Need some information about genres? Look no further as Staci Troilo unpacks what you need to know on Story Empire.
Ciao, SEers. In the spirit of the new year (and all things new) I thought I’d broach a subject that’s foremost in my mind these days—new projects. Specifically, starting a new story or series in a genre you haven’t written in before. There’s nothing more daunting than staring at a blank page.
Unless, of course, you’re staring at a blank page and are at a complete loss as to what to say.
It might seem counterintuitive that a writer, whose primary purpose is to tell a story, would sit to start brainstorming or plotting or writing without some idea in his or her head. I suppose it is, if you think of a writer starting with a completely blank slate. I mean, who among us would try to tell a story without at least a seed of an idea to nurture?
That’s not what I mean. I’m talking about waking…
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