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Writing short stories is no waste of time

Ardain Isma Friends, I know it’s the dream of every writer: conceiving the literary masterpiece. It’s not impossible to do, and there’s no one specific way to enter the ridgeline of literary stardom. Remember, all roads lead to Rome. Writing…
Make your character believable

Ardain Isma Fiction may not be real, but it is based on reality. That is precisely why readers’ emotions could either swell or dwindle as the plot drives on. Writers pen stories based—whether loosely or not—on their own personal experiences.…
Every writer needs his own medium

Ardain Isma Many fellow writers overlook the importance of having a website or, at the very least, a blog. Why is it so important? Because social media platforms can only be a supplement to the power of your authorship. According…
Inconsistency can derail a writer’s work

Ardain Isma I have been to a lot of writers’ conferences, but there is always one issue that dominates: inconsistency. I make this observation in most of my conversations with other fellow writers in attendance. As a novelist, you have…
Choosing the best name for your character

Ardain Isma Many writers overlook the importance of choosing names that must be easy for their readers to remember. They sometimes choose names that do not correspond with the milieu they describe. For instance, if you create a world suitable…