Essential Techniques of Storytelling in The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Ayesha F. Hamid

There are a variety of techniques that writers can use to add more precision and depth to their descriptions. Writers of all genres, including fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry, can benefit from reading, observing, and understanding the techniques with which Thornton Wilder creates his full, detailed, and believable descriptions, but reading Wilder’sThe Bridge of San … More Essential Techniques of Storytelling in The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Ayesha F. Hamid

Creating Successful Conflicts, Climaxes, and Resolutions by Ayesha F. Hamid

In order for a story to be successful, its writer must move readers by creating a sense of conflict and resolution.  The writing community agrees that prose must have conflict, which works up to a climax.  The climax is the point after which the protagonist’s challenge resolves itself in one way or the other; characters’ … More Creating Successful Conflicts, Climaxes, and Resolutions by Ayesha F. Hamid