TCM-10 tips for story writingHello, folks, and welcome to Episode 4 of The Castaway Method!TCM-10 tips for story writing5 years ago in Writing More Like This
In this episode, we will be covering what it takes to write a good and believable story.
1) When I say "Believable story", I don't mean Realistic Fiction. I mean a story that will grab your readers, and make them believe that it's true, no matter how fantastic it seems. I'll admit, it's much harder to do this if you have a character from Earth getting pulled to a different world, say, Ralem. All the new sights, sounds, and smells of Ralem are going to be weird and startling to your Earth Character. Nothing will seem normal. That just makes it all the harder to make it believable. However, if your character is from Ralem, everything there that might seem weird to us is normal to them. If they think it's normal, then the reader thinks it's normal. However, don't contradict yourself when writing. You have to believe yourself. If the reader notices that the author doesn't believe, the reader won't believe. Make it se
revelationsHis mind wiped clean, Joseph tried to gather what was happening. All he could remember was his own name and that there was a short man behind him. Dazed and confused, he looked around, trying to get a grip on things. There were many trees and lots of grass. A few benches and sidewalks broke the green expanse.revelations4 years ago in Philosophy & Perspectives More Like This
Joseph figured he was in a park. Ok, now why? He thought about the short man behind him, and glanced back only a second to see him. In fact he saw two men, a taller and a shorter. He remembered another detail; the short man was his employer. So why was he in a park?
Well that would have to wait until later. For now he would have to focus on what he had just discovered: he was in a different spot than the position he previously occupied, and even now was gaining distance from that place rapidly. That's rather strange, isn't it? Suddenly it hit him; he was running! So... why?
He decided people ran for two reasons: to get to or away from something. The first one would work for now. W