How to Write Believable CharactersRead more: How to Write Believable Characters
Crafting believable characters can be challenging, but it’s crucial for any story. Discover the key elements to creating well-rounded characters that readers will love.
The Pros & Cons of Outlining a StoryRead more: The Pros & Cons of Outlining a Story
Explore the advantages and disadvantages of outlining your novel.
5 Tips for Creating Fear in your Reader When Writing HorrorRead more: 5 Tips for Creating Fear in your Reader When Writing Horror
Want to Invoke nail-biting terror in your readers? Here are five tips and other resources that will help!
English 101: Elements of a StoryRead more: English 101: Elements of a Story
Anyone that has written a literature analysis paper for a class knows that finding reliable resources that support an argument can be a tedious task in itself. Web articles and blogs throw words around like themes, elements, and characteristics when breaking down a work of fiction, almost as if they’re synonymous to another. This can…
Handling Rejection As A WriterRead more: Handling Rejection As A Writer
How to handle rejection as a writer?
‘I love to write, so why am I struggling to do so?: Writer’s Block and other Writer Struggles…with SolutionsRead more: ‘I love to write, so why am I struggling to do so?: Writer’s Block and other Writer Struggles…with Solutions
Every writer has heard of it, endured it themselves, supported another coping with it, etc. It’s what has us hitting backspace and staring at the screen, waiting for the right words and inspiration to hit us. It’s what has us crying and smashing the keyboard in before tossing the whole computer out the window. Writer’s…
The First Draft ~ We All Start SomewhereRead more: The First Draft ~ We All Start Somewhere
We all start somewhere. Whether it’s on paper, a napkin on a train, on a computer or even just in our heads, the first draft is there. And it’s waiting to written. One thing I’ve struggled with for my first draft is trying to get it perfect on the first go. I’m a perfectionist so…
Character Outline TemplateRead more: Character Outline Template
A conversation that I’ve had with my fellow writers at work is the ‘outline vs winging it’ debate. I love this topic because personally, I am an outliner. But I love hearing about others’ writing processes. I think it is important to learn from other writers because there is never just one way to do…
Trust the Process: Research for a NovelRead more: Trust the Process: Research for a Novel
Much like research for a college paper, research is also involved in writing a novel, book or anything factual outside your own personal experience. It’s how mystery novelists know that their victim has six hours or less to escape from their premature grave based on the cubic volume of air that was trapped in the…
Elements of Writing A Psychological ThrillerRead more: Elements of Writing A Psychological Thriller
Elements of Writing A Psychological Thriller