Blog Archives

Automation

People automate too many things. It’s not always good to automate, because machines are not good at making decisions. I once read an article on job hunting that said that often companies create a program that scans resumes to narrow

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General Opinion

The Flow of The Plot

The future is the future is the future and based on our decisions today. Even if you could see the future, it could change with some other decision that you make.  You could even change it based on a decision

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing Techniques

Procrastination

I’m good at procrastinating. I suppose I should start out with a general definition of the term. To procrastinate is to put things off. I’m not sure if there are other meanings or now, but it doesn’t look as though

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General Opinion

Why Characters Are The Most Important Plot Elements

Characters are the most important plot element because they move the plot along. A plot that doesn’t move is a bad plot. A good dynamic plot is crucial to good story telling and characters, with their foibles, beliefs and attitudes

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing Fiction

Why Setting Is The Most Important Plot Element

Setting is the most important part of a story’s plot because, without it, your characters are nowhere. Picture actors in front of a green screen and there’s your story. There’s nothing for the characters to react to, which makes it

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing Fiction
Archives

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 214 other followers

© Lisa Hendrickson and Pebblepup's Writing Den, 2010-2017. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Lisa Hendrickson and Pebblepup's Writing Den with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.