The Character Most Writers Get Wrong (And How to Fix It) | Mandy Wallace
This personality type makes up more fictional villains than any other. Yet in real life, they're often do-gooders. Write them better with these tips.
Lawless Lands: Tales From The Weird Frontier
Falstaff Books is raising funds for Lawless Lands: Tales From The Weird Frontier on Kickstarter! Lawless Lands: Tales from the Weird Frontier embodies the frontier spirit of the American West with a wild left turn into the weird.
33 Ways to Write Stronger Characters — Well-Storied.
No matter how much tension you pack into the pages of your book, readers won’t care about your story if they don’t first care about your characters. After all, there’s nothing page-turning about a predictable protagonist playing out a predictable plot. If you want readers to invest in your characte
Have You Chosen the Right Main Character to Tell Your Story? — Well-Storied.
Main characters can make or break a story’s success. Oftentimes, the doubts we face as we work to bring our main characters to life can seem endless. Are our protagonists’ well-rounded enough? Are they interesting? Will readers root for them to achieve their goal? Choosing the right main
What Should Newbie Writers Focus On? | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author
A couple of months ago, a teenage writer left a comment on Roz Morris’s blog, asking how she could afford an editor. She* didn’t want to get a job, because that would take away from her writing time, and she didn’t want to go to college, because she didn’t want to kill her creativity by […]