One of my favorite writing examples. Every writer has their own tone. Read aloud to hear your rhythm. //This Sentence Has Five Words: A Lesson from Gary Provost on Varying Sentence Length//Writing tips//Advice//Editing//Style//
Your villain plays the most important role in your story. Yep, more important than your hero. That means you must go beyond the cliches when developing your villain, because generic platitudes such as maniacal laughter, minions and monologues are standar
The 6 major narrator types - infographic - My personal preference in writing is a variation on the limited third person: keeping the focus on one narrating character at a time.but having multiple narrators between scenes/chapters/etc.
Close reading is a big part of the Common Core and an important skill to master. This freebie includes a close reading poster, 3 graphic organizers (one for each read), and a set of 6 "Talk Time" discussion prompt cards.
7 ways to write a plot outline! This was amazing for aspiring writers! I would highly recommend reading this. I personally used traditional and snowflake methods long before I read this but it's great info.