Can Copyright Save Authors?

Nope. Copyright is old school. Don’t get me wrong, the law has its place. Copyright is the last line of defense, not more and not less. Authors need to evolve instead. Let me give you an example. These years, all mobile telecommunication service providers face a dilemma. They used to enjoy exclusivity from purchasing frequencies and licenses from governments. These were …

Scene and Sequel and the Storygrid

Before I read The Storygrid, followed the Techniques of the Selling Writer, by Dwight V. Swain. He recommends having a scene followed by a sequel. The scene has all the action, the sequel is about character revelation. Scene – Sequel – Scene – Sequel is like Action – Contemplation – (Re)action – Contemplation. It gives the reader a tension-relaxation cycle. …