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What’s that Smell? Cordite vs. Gunpowder vs. Propellant | The Writer's Guide to Weapons

What's that smell? Propellant TLDR: Avoid depicting cordite, use gunpowder as a default, reference propellant to look like a smarty pants. When articles debunk common firearm tropes in fiction, they usually mention how the &

Ernest Hemingway quotes

There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. Ernest Hemingway My favorite quote about writing.

The 8 laws of Foreshadowing

8 Law of Foreshadowing. Adequate foreshadowing is crucial in a successful novel as a tool both for building suspense and for adequately preparing the reader for future events. The 8 laws of foreshadowing below can help you to foreshadow effectively.

15 Things You Did Not Know Existed, But Are Going To Want - Folding Office | Guff

15 Things You Did Not Know Existed, But Are Going To Want

A true lifesaving product, awarded invention of the year by time magazine Lifestraw purifies water to The filter can purify 1000 liters before it has to be changed.

How to Create an Epic Character for your novel: this infographic lays out nine foundation blocks to help you get to know your character on an entirely new level. Make sure to check out the workbook by clicking the pin if you want to delve into your character development in more detail! // Something Delicious

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How to Create an Epic Character for your novel: this infographic lays out nine foundation blocks to help you get to know your character on an entirely new level. Make sure to check out the workbook by clicking the pin if you want to delve into your chara

Google Docs for Writers Do you use Google Docs for writing? Check out this workflow guide and video with tips.

The Ultimate Guide to Google Docs for Writers (+ workflow video & PDF checklist)

Printable Planner Stickers for Writers (+ suggestions for planning your writing week)

A handy infographic to show you 7 ways you can write your novel outline.

How to Write a Plot Outline: Infographic

Learn how to write a plot outline for your novel before you start your first draft. Writing a plot outline will help you finish and avoid writer's block.

If you want to be a published writer, you should cultivate a writing routine. Almost every writer I've interviewed has one. Creating a habit of writing - even if what you are writing is not good -...

Daily word counts are one of the first things students ask about on our writing course. Here are the daily word counts of 39 famous authors.

Make Your Antagonist a Force for Good | Jami Gold http://jamigold.com/2011/05/make-your-antagonist-a-force-for-good/

Make Your Antagonist a Force for Good

Make Your Antagonist a Force for Good | Jami Gold http://jamigold.com/2011/05/make-your-antagonist-a-force-for-good/

This is beautiful. And it truly has inspired me. So I hope that it will, in turn, inspire those of you out there who are willing to share the stories they create.

How to Write a Book And Get it Published: A Beginner's Guide

I loved this, although I'll have to admit, I don't think you have to write everyday to be a writer. I don't and I am a successful author. But I think like a writer everyday. <-previous pinner (Well said)

Martha Alderson and Jordan Rosenfeld explain how to craft a compelling scene and when it's okay to use summary.

Several water drops hitting a pond surface, resulting in circular ripples

Before you start writing a book, ask yourself, "What kind of book is this?" Identifying your genre from the start will make for a much better book.

How to Research Your Genre to Write Better Stories

Before you start writing a book, ask yourself, "What kind of book is this"; Identifying your genre from the start will make for a much better book.

4 Types of Villain – The Last One is Truly Scary Because He’s So Good

4 Types of Villain - The Last One is Truly Scary Because He's So Good

Could a Wall of Corpses Wearing Body Armor Offer Protection During a Gunfight? | The Writer's Guide to Weapons

Could a Wall of Corpses Wearing Body Armor Offer Protection During a Gunfight?

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