Many writers need to create a fictional world for their stories to take place in. In this week’s video, Chris talks about how to build a fictional world. He covers four different considerations that will influence your world: physics, specific regions, resources, and nature. Watch the video below to see how these will help you…
Chris recently sat down with Shaelin from Shaelin Writes and the Reedsy YouTube channel. In this week’s bonus video, Chris interviewed Shaelin (from the traditional publishing world) about the advantages of pursuing a BFA and possibly an MFA. Check out the video below for the interview as well as Shaelin’s interview with Chris about the…
In this week’s video, Chris talks about a tool called World Anvil, which can help with world building for your novel. It is especially useful for Science Fiction and Fantasy authors, but also for any author wanting a tool for world building. Check out what Chris has to say about it in the video!
This week’s video is a quick tip about condensing characters. Bit parts in a story are often not memorable and some of these can be condensed into a single character, which can make them a bit more memorable. Check out the video below for Chris’s thoughts on it!
Everyone has problems juggling their time at some point or another. In today’s video, Chris talks about his struggle to do so as an author. How do you balance being productive with not being so productive that you burn yourself out? For Chris, part of this is saying NO. Watch the video below to hear…
In his video this week, Chris gives a few quick tips for making readers love your characters. Great characters make readers feel invested in your books and want to read more. Check out his tips in the video below!
In this week’s video, Chris talks about standards and how they play a part in your success. Standards and how we think of ourselves dictate our actions and can either help or hinder accomplishing our goals. Check out the video below to hear Chris’s thoughts on standards:
In today’s video, Chris addresses the issue of motivation and having a singular priority. Having a singular priority helps with time management, and Chris goes into detail about how he manages his time. Check it out in the video below!
As 2018 draws to a close, Chris is focusing on his publishing goals for 2019. In this week’s video, Chris goes into detail on his current financials and talks about his plans for tackling the next year. Watch the video below for all the great information he has to share!
As 2018 starts to come to a close, Chris has created a video on how to set SMART goals for 2019. SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-Based. Watch the video below to hear Chris’s explanation of how to set goals for yourself for 2019!