Category: The Novel Approach


The Novel Approach – Originality

I’ve talked about archetypes and how to avoid clichés in the dark romantic parts of the fiction world. As writers we struggle with one huge concept that’s incredibly important: originality. We soon come to...


The Novel Approach – Archetypes

I’ve been playing with castles and knights in shining armor. Why? Archetypes. Archetypes are characters, situations, or patterns that seem universal. Examples of this would be the knight in shining armor, the dark, scarred...