Here is the 3rd and final part of our series on The Steps of Being a Writer, by Australian writer, Thomas Gregory. I hope you have enjoyed the series! Step Nine: The Reward We did it. We wrote a book. It’s not quite perfect in our eyes, but who cares, right? It reads well, has a great story, is full of heart and it comes from our own
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Here is Part 2 of our series on The Steps of Being a Writer, by Australian writer, Thomas Gregory. I hope you enjoy the series! Step Five: Crossing the First Threshold Perhaps the most important part of the journey, no story would exist if it wasn’t for the Hero eventually setting out to fulfil their goal. Even after meeting Gandalf and understanding the importance of destroying the ring, Frodo Baggins
This week, we start a 3 Part Series on The Steps of Being a Writer, by Australian writer, Thomas Gregory. I hope you enjoy the series! In 1949, an American professor called Joseph Campbell published a book called “The Hero with a thousand faces”. Using contemporary literary theory, combined with Freudian psychology, the book examined the concept of “The Monomyth” or “Hero’s Journey”. In it, Campbell recognises that
Recent Writing Resource Reviews
Today, I bring you another wonderful article from my Australian writer, Thomas Gregory. He’s been taking the James Patterson Teaches Writing MasterClass, and has written me this piece on it. I hope you like it as much as I did. I was a little on the fence about taking the James Patterson MasterClass, but Thomas has convinced me; Patterson has a lot to offer.
Holly Lisle’s free flash fiction writing class is one of the best free classes I’ve ever taken. In this short writing class, she gives you a method where you can create flash fiction short stories very quickly; over a period of three weeks. The three weeks are broken into the three steps of crafting short fiction. This was my introduction to Holly’s Writing Classes, it was the first
When looking for a book on how to write or creative writing, there are a few different approaches to take. You may be wanting some inspiration and motivation, or daily prompts to get you writing, or you may want a step by step guide on how to write a novel or story from scratch. Choosing the best books on creative writing is a hard job, with all these variations