Ideas for the first sentence of a book. #nanowrimo #YWP

WRITING YOUR FIRST BOOK PART 2: THE FIRST SENTENCE

Types of opening sentences for your book or short story

Writing Tips For The First Five Pages

How do you fuck up the first sentence? That's my question. Eleven Requirements For The First Pages of Your Bestseller by Katharine Grubb, 10 Minute Novelist

Writing Tips - Ajay Ohri

8 Simple Steps To Become A Great Writer

8 Simple Steps To Become A Great Writer: Write 50 words. That’s a paragraph. Write 300 pages. That’s a manuscript. Write every day. That’s a habit. Edit and rewrite. Th(Step Quotes Funny)

Other things to say instead of “said” | ELA in the middle

Other things to say instead of “said”

When I started writing creative nonfiction/memoir, the issue of dialogue tags rose its nasty little head early on. I’d never given them much thought in fiction writing, and they don’t e…

How to kill a character

How to Kill a Character: The Checklist Infographic It bothers me when characters die needlessly.

Creating Credible Female Villains. Take everything we assume about a woman and sprinkle it with evil or a touch of insanity...great fun xkx

Warning: These 5 Points Will Help You Create Awesome Female Villains

Creating Credible Female Villains -note to self use this for the blue war. Also, borderline personality disorder is rarely done right I books, and is a cop-out. I know people with bpd and they are not villains, just difficult to understand.

Jung's 12 character archetypes: Plan your characters.

Character Archetypes: Enriching your Novel's Cast

Jungs 12 character archetypes - learn more about writing great characters.

As a writer, your job is to torture your readers with tension. The fun of…

As a writer, your job is to torture your readers with tension. The fun of fiction is anticipation, and if your story doesn't have it your readers won't stick around. Here are 3 ways you might be killing your story's tension and losing readers.

Conflict – the foundation of every novel bled onto the page. Without it, your book flatlines harder than the grim reaper. No self-respecting book doctor will even attempt to resuscitate it. A…

10 Things Every Writers Needs To Know About Conflict

Conflict – the foundation of every novel bled onto the page. Without it, your book flatlines harder than the grim reaper. No self-respecting book doctor will even attempt to resuscitate it. A… (Get Him Back Writing Prompts)

How to Create an Epic Character for your novel: this infographic lays out nine foundation blocks to help you get to know your character on an entirely new level.  Make sure to check out the workbook by clicking the pin if you want to delve into your character development in more detail! // Something Delicious

How to Create an Epic Character for your novel: this infographic lays out nine foundation blocks to help you get to know your character on an entirely new level. Make sure to check out the workbook by clicking the pin if you want to delve into your charac

Change "go" to something more inspired.

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders

Writing Aid - Words to use instead of 'go'

Describe hands well - read examples from Steinbeck and others.

How to Describe Hands: 6 Ways to Make Characters Real

Describe hands well - read examples from Steinbeck and others. - Tap the link to shop on our official online store! You can also join our affiliate and/or rewards programs for FREE!

6 Tips from Award Winning Author Michelle Somers on creating fear in your…

F is for Fear – 6 Tips on How to Evoke Fear in Your Writing

6 Tips from Award Winning Author Michelle Somers on Evoking Fear in your Writing

It's impossible to figure out how to outline any one aspect of your story in isolation. Instead, learn 3 ways to "bob and weave" from one to the next.

It's impossible to figure out how to outline any one aspect of your story in isolation. Instead, learn 3 ways to "bob and weave" from one to the next. Balancing Plot and Character

Writing Tips | Character Flaws | Tumblr

Character Flaw Reference Sheet by AnikaandAj Do I really need to read about more character flaws.

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Ideas Quotes: Descriptive Writing Using All 57 Senses

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