Daylight Writing #6: LGBTQ Characters •

Alright, today’s article is gonna be a special one. You might even say it’s queer. Now, at first you might think that LGBT is some kind of sandwich, like the BLT, but it’s not. LGBT is an initialism standing for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. Sometimes its expanded to LGBTQ, and the Q, in this case, means queer. We’re gonna be talking about how to use these characters in your stories and what you can expect from the audience. Now, fundamentally, is there any difference between a stra

Daylight Writing #2 •

So, what is a story? Well, aside from the obvious, I mean, what makes a story, a story? Is it characters? Setting? Or is it a formula? The answer to that question is: Yes. To all of them. You see, all stories, regardless if they are fact or fiction, have three points. Beginning, middle, and end. That is the one inescapable truth of all storytellers, even if the order gets mixed up from time to time. In creative writing though, it’s a bit trickier than that. You have start, rising action, high p