Dialogue Techniques 01

Dialogue Techniques 01

Why should you learn dialogue techniques? One of the most important skills any writer needs in his or her toolbox is dialogue. Characters and critical parts of the plot are usually revealed by dialogue. However, the poor use of dialogue can be counter-effective and...
Creative Writing Prompts and Tips | Prompt #04

Creative Writing Prompts and Tips | Prompt #04

Symphony No.3 Movement III by Johannes Brahms | Symphony No.3 https://www.dannyballan.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Brahms_Symphony3_3.mp3 First, The Third of May 1808 by Francisco Goya depicts the horrors of war, no doubt, but if we dig deeper in this image, we...
Creative Writing Prompts and Tips | Prompt #03

Creative Writing Prompts and Tips | Prompt #03

Spring Concerto 2nd Movement by Antonio Vivaldi | Four Seasons https://www.dannyballan.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/2-LARGO-E-PIANISSIMO.mp3 First, Look at this assembly of beautiful creatures, gods, and idols with Venus in the middle of the picture and the graces...
Creative Writing Prompts and Tips | Prompt #02

Creative Writing Prompts and Tips | Prompt #02

Gnossiennes 1, 2 & 3 by Erik Satie | Gnossiennes https://www.dannyballan.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Erik-Satie-Gnossienne-No.-1-2-3.mp3 First, This masterpiece by Peter Paul Rubens depicts the imaginary scene from Greek Mythology when Hades raped Persephone,...
Creative Writing Prompts and Tips | Write Like Fish

Creative Writing Prompts and Tips | Write Like Fish

The title of this passage about creative writing might sound somehow philosophical, but it is just creative in a way you would want to think about your own writing. To get straight to the point, let us remember the things we have read over the years. Which passages...
Creative Writing Prompts and Tips | Prompt #01

Creative Writing Prompts and Tips | Prompt #01

Waltz in C sharp minor, Op. 64 No. 2 by Chopin | Waltzes https://www.dannyballan.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Track-7.mp3 First, Here is Albrecht Durer’s personification of the melancholic temperament in his most famous print, Melencolia I, shows a gloomy, idle...