20 Myths To Use As Writing Prompts
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On Writing Characters in a Novel and Making Sure Readers Care About Them - Natasha Lester, Author
Tips on how to make sure you're writing characters in a novel that readers care about, and what to be with till the end of their journey.
15 Ways to Find Writing Inspiration in 2015
By Jody Hedlund, @JodyHedlund Happy New Year! At the start of every year, I like to search for ways to inspire my writing to greater ...
Writing and Body Language
I find one of the most talked about topics in writing is “show don’t tell”. It doesn’t seem to matter how much I try not to I still do, and I also find myself repeating word…
How to Create Tension in Writing: 8 Tips | Now Novel
Learning how to create tension in writing is important whatever your genre. Read more on writing a page-turning novel.
What Happens on Page One: 30 Ways to Start a Story
Sometimes it’s hard to know how to start writing a story, and that’s why I pulled together these opening scene examples. I’m going to talk a little more about first scenes than first lines, t…
How to Write Your Character's Thoughts
by Stephanie Morrill Stephanie writes young adult contemporary novels and is the creator of GoTeenWriters.com. Her novels include The Re...
7 Cliché Characters in YA Fiction That Need to Stop
Super attractive bad boys. Emotionally unavailable girls with a scarred past. An overload of angst. Love triangles. Jealousy. “My life s...
5 TED talks for creative writers
The mission of TED is best told in their own words: “TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a c…
How to Weave Threads of Tension Through Your Story — Well-Storied.
Every story is a carefully woven tapestry of tensions. And while narrative tensions can vary in both nature and magnitude, every form of tension has the power to create dissonance that’s vital to a story’s success. It’s this dissonance, the divide between a character and an object of their desire,
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4 Easy Writing Tips To Turn Short Stories Into Kindle Cash
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19 Ways to Write Better Dialogue — Well-Storied.
For years, I struggled deeply with the dialogue in my stories. I didn’t have a natural knack for writing conversations that felt real and true to character, and I let this weakness deter me from striving to improve. But stories need dialogue, and my own was suffering for a lack of attention. Finall