WRITING YOUR FIRST BOOK PART 2: THE FIRST SENTENCE
Types of opening sentences for your book or short story
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
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”
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: The Checklist Infographic It bothers me when characters die needlessly.
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.
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 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.
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 charac
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Writing Aid - Words to use instead of 'go'
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!
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. Balancing Plot and Character
Character Flaw Reference Sheet by AnikaandAj Do I really need to read about more character flaws.
Ideas Quotes: Descriptive Writing Using All 57 Senses