Aaron S Gallagher
Release of Blue Sail
Indies United is pleased to announce the release of
ProAm Tip #42 - I’ll tell you what I know.
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Pro Am Tip #33 - The Secret
The secret to good fiction isn’t plot. It isn’t setting. It’s the characters. It’s characters we want; characters we love. Characters we...
ProAm Tip #32
All things serve the story. Easy to say, hard to put into practice. As writers, we’re all in love with every word we grunt-and-push out...
ProAm Tip #31 - Adverbs
An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, adjective, another adverb, determiner, noun phrase, clause, or sentence. Adverbs typically...
ProAm Tip #30 - There are no accidents.
Sometimes you’ll hear people discussing a visual medium such as television, and the unintended effect of some visual clue or key. “That...
ProAm Tip #29 - WHY I BLOG
It was recently brought to my attention that, as a blogger, I’m pretty much a failure. At least, I’m a failure in that I didn’t make it...
ProAm Tip #28 - “If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the precipitate.” - Unknown Chem
What sounds like just another chemistry joke (and we all know how hilarious THEY are) is actually the clearest distillation (see what I...
ProAm Tip #27 - The Hero: The Loser
I’m convinced that no one likes a perfect hero. No one likes a shining beacon of trust, honesty, hope, light, righteousness, and...
ProAm Tips #26 - Shut the hell up.
I go to my coffee shop (no, it’s not StarSchmucks) for a dirty chai on ice. I walk in, I admire the place, I listen to the music I’ve...
ProAm Tips #25 - Voice
Not yours. That’s a different tip. No, this time it’s about your characters. So many writers, either in books, television, or movies, are...
ProAm Tips #24 - Research
As a writer, I like to put my stories in places that will become sort of a third character. You don’t want stories that could take place...