5 Steps to Getting Your Story Idea on Paper: Overcoming Writers Block

5 Steps to Getting Your Story Idea on Paper: Overcoming Writers Block

I know it has happened to you before. You have this great story idea maybe after you finish reading a book, watching a movie or television show. You sit down with your keyboard or pen and paper and… nothing. Sat this after me: “There is no such thing as writer’s block.” Come on; I am serious. There is no such thing as writer’s block because you have within you the power to remove the white page, the reason for your writer’s block! “Okay. Dianna, you have my attention… spill!” You…

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How Does the Reflection Character Cause Your Protagonist to Become a Hero?

How Does the Reflection Character Cause Your Protagonist to Become a Hero?

The Reflection Character, according to Michael Hauge, author of Writing Screenplays that Sell, is ” that of mentor to the hero – a teacher, trainer, coach or therapist whose job is to give the hero the skills necessary to achieve his goal.” Such as Gandolf in Lord of the Rings or Merlin from King Arthur. The Mentor helps the protagonist find the courage to overcome fear and find the hero hidden deep inside. Hauge also reminds us that “The Mentor isn’t the only form your reflection can take.” And screenwriter Michael Tabb , cautions  us to recognize that…

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