6 Terror Tactics For Really Scary Villains - SACHA BLACK
Villains are meant to be scary, but I'm finding them increasingly weak in popular culture. So here are 6 tactics to help you create scary villains.
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...
Worldbuilding: How to Create a Believable World for Your Fiction Characters
When you're writing fiction, worldbuilding is vital to the success of your story. Your characters need a believable place to work and play!
7 Point Structure - Lead the Way
Love My Writing Blog - I found these infographs while searching for inspiration one day. I wanted to find a creative writing prompt to help move my story forwar
Controlling Your Plot Bunnies: How to Write A Novel From Start to Finish Without Getting Distracted
I think it’s fair to say that most writers have a lot in common with Doug from Up. We’re mid-story, then an idea scampers through our b...
How Flash Fiction / Microfiction Can Help With Your Writing
How can flash fiction—super short stories, usually under 1000 words—help your writing? My guest this week, Rhianne Williams, is here to share the secret.
How to Write a Fight Scene Readers Will Love
When done well, fight scenes are great opportunities to raise the stakes and reveal character. Not sure how to write a fight scene? These tips will help.
How to Title a Book: Making Titles that Sell
Learn how to write book titles that sell with this fully comprehensive step-by-step how to guide. See good book title examples, case studies and tips.
43 Words You Should Cut From Your Writing Immediately
Removing these useless words helps speed up the pacing of both action and dialogue, and makes your work more polished and professional.
How to write descriptions and create a sense of place | Jericho Writers
Your first job as a storyteller is a simple one, and a crucial one. You have to get your passengers into your train - your readers into your story. Only then can you hope to transport them. And that crucial first step doesn't have much to do with characters or story or anything else. What m ...
The Plot Thickens:21 Ways to Plot Your Novel - cherylsterlingbooks.com
Purchase at: Amazon iBooks, Nook, Kobo and other venues, click here The Plot Thickens:21 Ways to Plot Your Novel by Cheryl Sterling Introduction There are thirty—two ways to tell a story but only one plot – things are not what they seem. Jim Thompson THE PLOT THICKENS offers you, the writer, myriad methods of...
How to Plot Your Picture Book Perfectly - Journey to KidLit
Do you want to write a picture book? Here's how to plot your picture book, plus a free picture book plotting worksheet to help you master your craft!
How To Outline Your Novel: Part 2 - SAMANTHA ALLAKER
Outlining your novel as you write can increase your productivity, help you spot plot holes early and save yourself countless editing hours.
Wellness for Writers - D. L. Fisher
Wellness for writers. How do you deal with butt-spread, eye strain, boundaries, self-esteem issues and the challenges of working in the same place you live?
6 Reasons You Should Be Writing Short Stories....And 5 Tips to Help You Get Started
I recently had a story idea come to me. A really, really good story idea. The kind that consumes a writer’s mind and begs to be written. At first I thought it was just a plot bunny and ignored it, but it spiraled into a complete storyline with developed characters and an interesting world. I didn’t want to ditch my current book to write this story, but I was also plagued by the realization that this story was something extremely special. Something that needed to be written and shared. But…