The Hero’s Journey

You have an idea for a story but you are unsure of how to structure it, and keep it smoothly flowing – that’s where the Hero’s Journey comes in. There are no hard and fast rules for following the Hero’s Journey to structure your plot, but this is a great guide to set you on the right path. Many incredibly popular stories follow the Hero’s Journey such as Star Wars, Harry Potter, and even more recent stories like Ender’s Game.

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A Guide to Self-Publishing in Canada

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If you’re like me, and considering the self-publishing route for your next novel, then this guide is for you.   Self-publishing is a route many authors are now choosing to publish their stories. There are two main paths to take when self-publishing, all by yourself from start to finish, or with the help of a publishing […]

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Create Bestselling Novels with Conflict

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  Conflict sits at the very core of your story, it is what draws people to stay up all hours of the night, reading through blurry eyes. This isn’t surprising considering it’s human nature to gravitate towards disasters. They fascinate us to no end. Gossip, and drama keeps people awake in their office, and don’t […]

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Avoid This Publication Pitfall | #IWSG

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August 1 question for The Insecure Writer’s Support Group – What pitfalls would you warn other writers to avoid on their publication journey?         This is a hard question for me to answer as I am still in the midst of my publication journey. I can speak towards the pitfalls of where […]

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Reinventing Yourself: Career Changes

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Today is the day you find happiness in your career.   Do you feel satisfied with your current job? Monster.ca conducted a study, and found that over half of Canadians want a career change. So you are not even close to alone. One quarter of Canadians feel they are overqualified for their jobs, indicating they don’t […]

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Writer’s Block Doesn’t Exist

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Never let ‘Writer’s Block’ slow your progress, and break your confidence again.   Writer’s block has plagued all writers, and it hits you when you least expect it. This doesn’t need to be a big, bad, terrible thing – look at it as a learning experience. This is the time for you to get in […]

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Learning to Love Anxiety

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The painful knowledge I’ve gained through experiencing anxiety, and loving someone suffering from anxiety.   Anxiety is slowing becoming more understood, but tragic misconceptions still exist that need to be changed. Have you ever made an excuse to skip a get together with your friends, because you know they won’t understand, “I’m feeling anxious”. Or […]

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World Building Guide: Fantasy Novels | TheMobileAuthor

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The characteristics of World Building you need to know to create a fully immersive world that your readers will be immersed in.   I first became enthralled with fantasy novels when I read The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. I may have read other fantasy novels before that one, but the incredibly unique and outrageous […]

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