What Is Purple Prose? A Guide for Writers

What Is Purple Prose? A Guide for Writers

When I say ‘purple prose,’ what springs to mind?  Probably dense, complicated chunks of classic books you were forced to read in high school, or maybe Twitter screenshots of embarrassing novels laden with straining metaphors. If anything, you probably know that...
4 Hero’s Journey Examples From Beloved Stories

4 Hero’s Journey Examples From Beloved Stories

Ah, the hero’s journey. Some of the best hero’s journey examples make up the tried-and-true storytelling structure that makes up the bones of our favorite movies, books, and TV shows. You may not even know it, but most of your favorite stories probably follow...