Tagged: hero


The 10 Essential Elements of a Great Escapist Hero by Kay Keppler

A writer I know recently asked for song ideas to build her writing playlist—the music she’d play while she worked on her latest WIP, a fantasy adventure tale. She wanted songs that would speak to the acts of the book—her heroine on a mission, in trouble, fighting her way out, and resolving her issues. I thought of “I Need a Hero,” sung by Bonnie Tyler, who asks for a street-wise Hercules.


Defining Your Hero

Welcome to the Writer’s Fun Zone and to the next installment of craft posts by new monthly guest columnist, Kay Keppler. Today she’ll share with us how to define your hero.


What Would Indiana Jones Do?

I’m right in the middle of writing a mystery/fantasy/romance/mainstream, whatever the genre (for me any of the above and often at the same time). Then, all of a sudden, halfway through a crucial scene, my brain turns off like the proverbial faucet. Not even a drip comes out.


A Creative in Business: You as the Hero on This Journey

I’ll be speaking at the 1st Annual Creativity Conference, October 4-5, 2008, Lake George, New York. My topic will be: Title: A Creative in Business: You as the Hero on This Journey
Description: Start from where you are.