Ilona Fridl

Historical Research Class

Lesson 3 People Your characters are the heart of the story, so you want them to be right. What do they look like? What do they wear? What is their occupation? What manners and mores are typical for their times? When you decide on what time frame you have set for them, and where, it

How to Avoid Writing Burnout

We all know about writer's block, yes? That nagging problem where all of a sudden the words and ideas stop flowing. Usually after a day or so, the ideas start flowing again. No, I'm talking about a real burnout where everything seems to have run into a solid brick wall. You see, I've been writing