How many have you read off this list?

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die. To read later when I run out of my to-read book list. Cloud Atlas is in the picture so first sign I might like the list!

Great example of why students should vary sentences.

writing, sentence variety, sentence length, Interesting for any writer, saved this for myself: This Sentence Has Five Words – Gary Provost

Here's an incredible tool for writers. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a personality tool that savvy writers use to create deeply complex and startlingly realistic characters. Yes, it’s a... http://www.janetcampbell.ca/

The Character Most Writers Get Wrong (And How to Fix It

CREATE COMPLEX CHARACTERS Here's an incredible tool for writers. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a personality tool that savvy writers use to create deeply complex and startlingly realistic characters.

Emma Thompson book quote

Emma Thompson book quote: I think books are like people, in the sense that they'll turn up in your life when you most need them.

Describing Characters: Moving Beyond Hair & Eye Color http://jodyhedlund.blogspot.com/2014/09/describing-characters-moving-beyond.html

This is a short, but valuable article (ms): Describing Characters: Moving Beyond Hair & Eye Color - Number 4 is most important!

#Writing | Five Unrealistic Character Traits | Storytellers want to have their cake and eat it too, even if the cake is absolute perfection, and the eating is relatable flaws. The inevitable result of trying to have it both ways is a character that defies human nature. These characters have traits that are so unrealistic, the audience starts thinking about the author’s intention rather than the story at hand.

Five Unrealistic Character Traits

Five Unrealistic Character Traits -- Storytellers want to have their cake and eat it too. The inevitable result is a character that defies human nature.

Writing Infographic: Writing and the Brain

How Does Writing Affect Your Brain? Infographic is one of the best Infographics created in the Education, Health category. Check out How Does Writing Affect Your Brain?

So true <3

Books wash away from the soul the dust of everyday life. Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. -Pablo Picasso But, I must concede, books do just that.

7 Keys To Write the Perfect First Line of a Novel - SOOOO helpful... This is one thing I really need help with...

7 Keys To Write the Perfect First Line of a Novel

Writing inspiration from Anton Chekhov and Figment - Show, don't tell! Best metaphor for the technique I've ever seen!

Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass"-Anton Chekhov. Quote on good writing.

"What Agatha Christie did was to fashion her scenes so that the clue was present but so was the red herring. And the scene pivoted around the red herring, not around the clue. Brilliant." From novelist ELIZABETH GEORGE http://www.justwriteabook.com/blog/write-a-novel/plotting-novel-clues-red-herrings/

If you're plotting a novel, and it happens to be a mystery, you'll love this quote from bestselling novelist Elizabeth George. Add a red herring along with your clue, in a scene.

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