How to Improve Your Descriptive Writing
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Narrative Drive: How to Write a Page-Turning Novel
Do you dream of writing a book that readers just can't put down? Narrative drive is what keeps a reader engaged in your story and turning page after page.
Writer's Block Doesn't Exist. These 3 Issues Keep You From Writing.
The bane of all writers for thousands of years, I have some news about writer’s block: writer’s block doesn’t exist. Here are the real issues...
How to Start a Writer's Notebook
A writer's notebook or inspiration journal is a great way to inspire yourself through quotes, writing prompts, poems, pictures, or really anything else you find interesting.
Holly's Writing Classes: Everything You Need to Know
Holly's Writing Classes: A Quick Guide To Writing Classes For The Career Writer From Holly Lisle, A Mastermind At Teaching Fiction Writing
This Formula Solves The ‘Show, Don’t Tell’ Writing Dilemma Once And For All | Mandy Wallace
What can writers do when following the 'show, don't tell' rule bloats their writing? And what does it really mean to "show" anyway? Finally, the solution.
5 Hard-Hitting Plot Tools To Unstick Your Story
Story stuck? Here are 5 proven plot techniques from the University of Iowa's Prestigious Writers' Workshop to get your story back on track.
Don't Let Anybody Tell You How to Write (or 8 Tips for Learning Responsibly) - Helping Writers Become Authors
Learning how to write is not the same as being told how to write. Check out these eight principles of learning responsibly.
Story Plots: 7 Tips for Writing Original Stories | Now Novel
Story plots are used and reused. Some novels' plots are overused. Read 7 tips for writing a more original plot for your novel.
How to Test an Idea Before Writing the First Draft
Do you have an idea for a novel? Before you start writing, here are two exercises that will help you test out your story idea before penning the first draft!
5 Things Writers Should Invest In
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How to Write Character Descriptions That Work [With Examples]
If you’re writing fiction, at some point, you’ll probably want to describe the people populating your story. (This isn’t absolutely essential, mind. I’ve just written a short story that consists entirely of dialogue – no dialogue tags, no action beats, nothing – and neither of the characters is described at all.) When it comes to […]
Why You Have No Motivation To Write & 5 Ways To Get It Back (For Good)
Don't feel like writing? Here are 5 reasons you have no motivation to write, and what you can do to reclaim your motivation for good.