Footprints in the Snow

Ideation / Plotting Exercise

December 30, 2020 dkeener 0

People tend to think that writing is just, well, getting words down on paper. That’s true to an extent. As they, say, “If it ain’t on the page, then it ain’t on the stage.” Much of the time, though, there’s an awful lot of story development that happens well before […]

Got an Idea?

Ideation Mashup Exercise

December 27, 2020 dkeener 0

One of the most common questions that writers get is “Where do you get your ideas?” For SF and Fantasy, there’s also something of a perception that you have to have that single perfect idea before you can craft a good story. Well, ideas are all over the place. You […]