Learn the basic beats and elements of short fiction.
These are starter points for plotting out a story, but in no way are they rules. Most stories will however fall into these because these elements were taken from various forms of story whether in games, movies, short fiction, long fiction, etc.
I’m going to simplify scenes by breaking them down into what I’ve noticed are elements of professionally published scenes across the board.
A terrifying and thought provoking trip through a haunted house. I've taken my love of the haunted house trope and turned it into a game, a story, a walk through time.
'to be haunted' is both parts personal and scary, haunting and beautiful.
This month, I want to get into revision and the benefits. I'll go over what it entails, different types of editors and editing, and more.
A young boy asks a girl he barely knows to do a terrible act and she does.
I knew the way to his dad’s headstone as though it were my own father—wish that bastard was dead instead of just gone, but luck falls on the beautiful not the brave.
But the possibilities of a dead thing are endless in the minds of teens.
Take this as a warning: shut your blinds, you never know what will come knocking.