Every story has characters that are very close. Their sort of friendship surprises the readers. Most writer’s always build this intuitively but learning their core elements can enhance your use. Below are some of the ways you can achieve this closeness in your story. How did they meet; You should be able to let us ..
We started our learning about Point of View two days ago, let’s proceed…. The Third Person Characters are referred to as “he” and “she” in third person. In this case the narrator (who may be indistinguishable from the author) is not a character in the story. Depending on the type of third person point of ..
Yesterday, Whitemosquito’s message was portrayed on our website. Today, Ifeyemi clarifies the difference in the first person protagonist and first person reteller… Why do we enjoy some stories more than the others? It has less to do with the storyline and more to do with how engaged the writer made us feel, which is a ..
This article was written by White mosquito, Naira land. You will really enjoy a lot from this. Why do you think you enjoy some stories more than others? Its way more than mere storyline;I’ve always maintained that there is no new story under the sun. It has EVERYTHING to do with how engaged the writer ..
Sub-themes are little or extra themes that are quickly discussed in your story despite the fact that you’re still discussing the major theme of your story. They are embedded for the readers to find themselves. If you followed our discussion on ‘Last Theme Discussion’, you will realize that themes are molten magma in a mountain ..
Critical thinking refers to the examination and analyzation of information with a completely open mind. Nothing is accurate. There is always a correction here and there. That is the reason Wikipedia is always opened to corrections because information change per time. Thinking critically exposes you to finding your own writing style. It gives you the ..
The concept of acceptance into a group is simply one that many people explore in story writing without knowing they are doing that. If we check great books we will see the same phenomenon in this books. The basis is to ensure group communication. Various characters, protagonist and antagonist alike, have to join a new ..
There is a need to keep track of your event as a writer. Missing some details cause plot holes. I used this in keeping track of all events that happened in my Book Series, Fortune City Series (which includes ‘Purified Tomorrow: The Mad Awakening’. ‘A Dread in The Spine’, ‘Grabbing The Hot Gate’. Get your ..
To build a great character’s voice (where we discussed the other things that help build a wonderful character’s voice), and a unique one at that, some of the things you need to apply are some quirks to your characters. Quirk refers to being odd. This indicate that that every conversation is measured by their abilities or ..
Metaphor/ Similes/ And Mannerism For some times now, we’ve being discussing Character’s voice and we divided how to use them into four. 1.Choices of words Confidence Level Quirks and Mannerism Metaphor/ similes/ comparison Today we would be discussing Metaphor/ Similes/ Comparison. Character’s voice as we have considered is something that would make your reader ..
So, in recent times we started a series on Characters. We are exploring Character’s voices and how to strengthen it. Confidence Level Confidence level refers to the background building of your character. They are the things that encourages the speech of the character. Let’s take Clarisse from the Percy Jackson series for examples. She was ..
Hook for literature is simply the suspense embedded in your fiction. It is the embodiment of all the things that spike the interest of your readers. Books can be boring, tiring and exhausting. But you have to know the right places to put this hook before you even begin your stories. Over the next ..
Character voices are the essential parts of any story. They help build your theme and friction in stories. In order to fully explore your story, you must be able to give your characters their own distinct voices. To achieve that, there are some key things you must do and they include the usage of 1.Choices ..
For a while now in our discussion of theme we touched aspects like The Missing Theme Elements In Most Stories Things To Explore While Including Themes In Your Story This little post aimed at revealing to the essence of your story. Your story is a plot but the plot must end somewhere. If it’s a ..
Last time, we made you understand that when exploring a theme in a story you need to fully expand it. However, you can’t fully explain it without knowing what to have a sort of checklists for this theme. Although it is not compulsory for you to fully explore all these in your story. Yet, using this would ..
Any good story-plot is always driven by two major things, and we would try to focus on them in series of posts. Most beautiful stories on earth are built on these two. Missing any of them or not balancing them can cause chaos in your story writing. There are a lot of stories built on ..
Theme is the message or messages your story is trying to portray. It is the main reason you write your story in the first place. Many great stories had been hinged on themes that still ring a bell in our minds today. Looking at the books from two great Authors- Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling, ..
A dishonest, 20-year-old, man who comes from a poor background lives in an uncompleted building and tends to spend too much mo..
Let’s not waste time. There are 6 basic plots for most of all fictions that have been used by all writers and may be used by writers without fear of plagiarism. These may be used alone or in combination and form the basis of nearly all story conflicts, for books, ..
Naming your characters can be a difficult task. At times, many people mix up the names of their characters all in a bid to pick the best. And in doing that, so many people delve into the errors of forgetting to correct these names. At Writertain, we make it our business to enlighten you on ..