Want to help writers during the pandemic? Here are five ideas--along with giveaways to help you get started in bolstering the writing community.
How can authors decide when a real-life setting would be preferable to a made-up setting?
Whether you're outlining or editing, here are four questions you can ask to help identify, rectify, or prevent plot holes.
Take a look at how William Faulkner’s The Town shows that carefully choosing POV characters can powerfully influence and control your entire story.
Sooner or later, procrastination is stumbling block for most of us. As an INTJ, here are my top four tips for how to get stuff done as a writer.
Writing looks a little different in every stage of a writer's life. Here's a look at the way your age affects your writing in the Three Acts of your life.
How to better understand the four cognitive functions as a writer by consciously developing them-- Intuition, Sensing, Thinking, and Feeling.
Explore five elements that will help you craft a closing line that caps your entire story and leaves readers with a feeling of unforgettable resonance.
Have questions about editing your novel? The best way to find good answers is to ask good questions. Here are eight excellent questions about editing.
What if your manuscript is too short and you need to lengthen word count? Here's how to add more meat to your story in a meaningful way.
Controlling and cutting down on distraction is the first step in reclaiming our full creative capacity. Here are 13 tips to get started!
In order to grab readers, you'll need to consider several specific types of hooks for your opening chapter. You may want to use one--or all of them.
When authors are dealing with large casts of characters, readers sometimes find themselves in grave danger of character overload.
Need a good book editor? Here's an up-to-date list of top recommendations, including basic info about their services, rates, and specialties.
Consider some of these reasons why dream sequences in your story may end up creating more trouble for readers than they're worth.