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How to Write Cunning, Clever, and Crafty Characters

My NaNoWriMo novels are full of clever characters, which has baldly reminded me just how difficult it is to write crafty people. I can just see my character acting like Tom Sawyer, but I sometimes …

As a writer, you need to have one. Just like you should have a reading journal to help you become a better writer. But, what goes in a writer’s journal? Memoir Writing, Journal Writing Prompts, Writing Notebook, Book Writing Tips, Writing Workshop, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Skills, Writing Ideas

What Exactly Do I Put in a Writer's Journal? • Teetering On Wisdom

As a writer, you need to have one. Just like you should have a reading journal to help you become a better writer. But, what goes in a writer’s journal?

Weather, like most description, is best delivered in small doses, interspersed with the action and dialogue, and offered only when important. Here seven tips! Writing Images, Book Writing Tips, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Prompts, Writing Workshop, Writing Resources, Improve Writing, Writers Notebook

7 Reasons Weather Is a Writer's Friend - Helping Writers Become Authors

Weather, like most description, is best delivered in small doses, interspersed with the action and dialogue, and offered only when important. Here seven tips!

Reveal your character’s origin story without burying your plot or losing readers. Plus find out how to craft a unique origin story for your character! Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Quotes, Writing Process, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Courses

How to Write a Fandom-Worthy Character (Part 1): “The Complex Heroine”

It’s time to throw away the “strong” heroine trope. Learn how to create a character readers will appreciate far more: the complex heroine! Through the examples of Shuri from Black…

Do you love anti-heroes like Jack Sparrow, Han Solo, and Malcolm Reynolds? Learn how to write your own in this recap of the Tw. Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Process, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writer Tips, Writing Workshop, Writing Characters, Fiction Writing

Does Your Story's Sidekick Serve a Purpose? — Well-Storied.

The best friend. The sassy co-worker. The fellow thief on the crew. Our stories’ sidekicks can come in all shapes and sizes, but the one thing that unifies them is their potential to aid our protagonists through the toughest times in their personal journeys — and maybe create a little secondary te

We are a book publishing company helping companies, organizations, small business, individual authors, and schools grow ideas into professionally published books! Writer Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Fantasy Short Stories, Writing Fantasy, Writing Characters, Fiction Writing

Writing Choices That Create Conflict

The Lord of the Rings was huge when it came out. Come on, ninety percent of Led Zeppelin's lyrics are references to Gollum or the Misty Mountains.

Want to write stories readers will find unexpected? Want to delight readers with the realism of your plot twists? Learn about the double switcheroo! Writing Tips For Beginners Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Words, Writing Quotes, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Skills, Writing Help, Writing Prompts

How to Write Unexpected Story Events - Helping Writers Become Authors

Want to write stories readers will find unexpected and that will delight them with the realism of your plot twists? Learn about the double switcheroo!

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99 Essential Quotes on Character Creation

These quotes are an avalanche of insight just waiting to carry you deeper into your characters.

Just when you think you’ve figured out how to write a book, you realize you have to learn a whole new set of rules for how to write a sequel. You’d think writing the second book in a se… Writer Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Process, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Ideas, Writing Workshop, Writers Notebook

5 Rules for How to Write a Sequel to Your Book - Helping Writers Become Authors

Discover five of the most important tactics for how to write a sequel that fulfills (and maybe even exceeds) your readers' expectations.

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A Secret to Historical Fiction that Won’t Make Historians Cry -

By Rachel Garner, Staff Writer Before suggesting historian-approved ways of actually finding the information you need (next blog post) and exploring philosophies of writing historical fiction (third blog post), I want to explain what the discipline of studying history is and why, when answering writers’ questions, I constantly want to say, “You’re asking this question incorrectly.”

Here's another creative writing prompt for your 750 words, a challenge to write 750 words each day to better Think Like a Writer. Read more here. Time in a story, a novel is important. Book Writing Tips, Writing Quotes, Writing Process, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Ideas, Writing Goals

3 Ways to Handle Time in a Novel

WHEN a story takes place is crucial. Learn 3 ways to handle time: interior time sense, setting and transitions.

8 Tips For Writing A Fantasy Novel I’m no expert on writing fantasy. But I have written my fair share of the fantasy genre. I’ve written a couple of (totally not flushed out) short stories and I have written a novel or t… Writing Tips For Beginners Writing Genres, Book Writing Tips, Writing Quotes, Fiction Writing, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing A Novel, Short Story Writing Tips, Creative Writing Tips

8 Tips For Writing A Fantasy Novel - Rachel Poli

I’m no expert on writing fantasy. But I have written my fair share of the fantasy genre. I’ve written a couple of (totally not flushed out) short stories and I have written a novel or two with a few other ideas. And when I say fantasy I mean I’ve written about mages. I’ve written about wizards and […]

Whenever I talk to entrepreneurs and platform-builders about writing books, I hear the same sentiment, “I have a great idea for a book. I just need the time to write it!” Inevitably, there are a dozen other priorities that stand in the way, and the book g Book Writing Tips, Editing Writing, Writing Lessons, Fiction Writing, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Prompts, Writing Ideas, Writing Quotes

A proven method for writing books quickly and efficiently - Paper Raven Books

Whenever I talk to entrepreneurs and platform-builders about writing books, I hear the same sentiment, “I have a great idea for a book. I just need the time to write it!” Inevitably, there are a dozen other priorities that stand in the way, and the book gets shoved off, year after year. Why do so […]

33 Ways to Write a Stronger Character & Why That Should Be Your Number 1 Concern / SsN Book Writing Tips, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Prompts, Writing Skills, Writing Ideas, Strong Character, Main Character, Character Creation

How to Define Your Characters' Story Goals — Well-Storied.

Are you struggling to finish your first draft, lost in an aimless middle act or lackluster conclusion? Is your manuscript worrisomely bland, lacking a strong narrative thread to draw readers from Point A to Point B? Writer, it’s time to rev up your story’s narrative engine… The surest way to drive

The 5 Secrets of Good Storytelling (That Writers Forget All the Time) - Helping Writers Become Authors Picture Writing Prompts, Writing Advice, Writing Resources, Writing Quotes, Writing Skills, Writing A Book, Writing Ideas, A Writer's Life, Writers Write

The 5 Secrets of Good Storytelling (That Writers Forget All the Time) - Helping Writers Become Authors

Discover the five most important secrets of good storytelling--which also happen to be the five most common problems in modern books and movies.

Do you want to become a writer but you're afraid of actually writing? Now you can discover how to overcome your fear of writing today. Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Words, Writing Quotes, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Prompts

Conquer your fear of writing with these 5 top strategies

When I was in my early twenties, I did too. I told people I wanted to write a book. There was just one problem. I wasn’t writing anything.