The writing journey isn’t always easy. How do you build writing motivation during hard times? How do you follow your creative dreams when it’s easier to quit?
It’s smart to look for productive methods to grow and improve your writing. Get inspired by what helped these published writers and enrich your writing skills.
You donâ€™t want speed bumps in your story to slow down your readers. Today we discuss the types of story speed bumps that bring your reader to a full stop.
Writing isn’t one-size-fits-all. For each of us, there is a genre that fits best with our interests and abilities. Today we are finding your place as a writer.
Why are you a writer? Knowing your why as a writer can help you get writerâ€™s block and rejection. Letâ€™s talk about what motivates you to write.
Let’s talk about various ways to NOT include backstory. Avoid boring your reader to death with info dumping, unnatural dialogue, and irrelevant details.
Dialogue format is complicated. Quotation marks. Commas. To use said or not to use said, thatâ€™s just one question. Join us today as we set the record straight.
Voice is a vital element of dialogue. Dialogue is essential to express a characterâ€™s voice. How do these intertwined writer tools work together? Letâ€™s find out!
If we want characters to seem real, their dialogue must sound real—both the words they say aloud and the words they say to themselves through inner dialogue.
Dialogue brings so much to a storyâ€”character, pacing, and plot. You might even say itâ€™s essential for writing a book, especially fiction. Letâ€™s talk about why.
Dialogue is one of the most effective ways to show rather than tell information readers need to connect with your protagonist and your plot. Grab these 6 tips!
After writing a book, there are still steps to take to ensure a polished finished project for submission. Here are four things to do after your book is written.
Writing romance tropes that sizzle is a surefire way to grab an audience whether you’re specifically for the romance genre or any other genre. Get tips now!
The Audacious Adventures of Zazoo Plazz, Part-time Superhero, Full-time Mom
March 17, 2023
After prewriting comes the part of writing a book that most people imagine: putting the words on paper. This is the time to let your imagination run wild.
The first step in writing is not writing. It begins in your head with the spark of an idea. What happens between the spark and writing the book is prewriting.
Romance is such a popular genre, so it’s essential to understand trending romance tropes. Check out the first three Six Romance Tropes You Can’t Ignore Part 1.
Late for St. Patty’s Day March 3, 2023
Let’s take a broad overview of the writing process and the pieces of the puzzle that go into pre-writing, writing, and post-writing in this post from Jan Fields.
Contest: Essay to My Younger Self | 5th Place
WELL, SHE WAS JUST SEVENTEEN
March 1, 2024