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How to Write Fantasy

How to Write Fantasy

The Elements of Fantasy There are several elements that define the style of fantasy writing. Preternatural events, larger-than-life characters and settings that are out of this world, are just a few of the gems in this genre. Read the Moomintroll series by Tove Jansson, or pull out the big guns and give “Weasel’s Luck” by Michael Williams a try. As you read, make notes for reference and inspiration. Bizarre Settings In fantasy writing, powerful settings are often developed where nature is omn... Read more

Settings in Creative Writing

Settings in Creative Writing

What is a setting? A setting is both the location and time of your story. Once you create your setting, place your character inside this world to develop their physical traits, desires and motives. Remember to match your characters and settings appropriately because they will affect each other in ways that shape your story’s theme. Although you can approach a setting from many angles, here are a few tips to get you started. Choose a Setting Time period: Match your character’s wardrobe, name a... Read more

Characterization in Creative Writing

Characterization in Creative Writing

What is characterization? Simply put, characterization in story telling is the description of your characters. As an author, you will describe your characters so well, that your readers have no doubt as to their appearance, personality or intent. Characterization is about creating a character, from the dust, so to speak, with your imagination and researched facts. Your character’s unique voice, mannerisms and history will become clear so they can navigate through your storyline with precision... Read more

Welcome to Myüz Writing Prompts

Welcome to Myüz Writing Prompts

Welcome to Myüz Writing Prompts Myüz writing prompts will ignite the spark of imagination in you. Projects have a 4-image theme for inspiration. Facts, poetry, literary excerpts or research is included to get you started.  These digital eBooks have fill-in fields so you can type right into the booklet. When your notes are complete, take your fresh ideas into your favorite word processing program to finish your prose. Hi! My name is Terra and I love to write. Some of my best days are spent o... Read more