Writing research takes time and energy. Fortunately, writers can develop new projects from unused material or even recycle what was used. Letâ€™s find out how!
Writing active nonfiction means getting creative and encouraging hands-on activities with kids. Could this genre be your ticket to publication? Letâ€™s find out.
In all that nonfiction does, itâ€™s important for writers to decide what they want readers to take away from their work. Letâ€™s explore nonfiction and The Big Idea
Unity in nonfiction means the writing is cohesive, coherent, and creates a meaningful whole. Letâ€™s explore how unity gives you a better shot at publication.
Narrative nonfiction tells a true story from history using storytelling techniques from fiction to tell a compelling story. Read on to see how it works!
Aristotleâ€™s RHETORIC gives 3 elements for persuasive communicationâ€”Logos, Ethos, and Pathos. These 3 words are also what every book for young readers needs.
Rule of Three writing tools, such as a tricolon or hendiatris, make our writing different and possibly more interesting to readersâ€”always a good goal.
Plot is complicated and those complications are called conflict. Let’s explore different types of conflict your character must face in a successful plot.
What’s so special about the number 3? Three is magical because it’s the smallest number that creates a pattern. Here’s how to use the rule of three in writing.
We find the rule of three in all sorts of places, but especially in writing. How can you make this magic number work for you? Read on to find out!
Writers often complain about not being able to finish what they start. Are you in that spot? Here are 11 reasons why you just can’t write the end of the story.
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.
Letâ€™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 realâ€”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!