Writing your childhood memories to record your history will give your posterity an accurate introduction to you. Share your fun, truthful ad interesting memories. Here's how to get started.
So you've decided to become an author and write your first novel, but where do you begin? So many questions and ideas rolling around in your head that you don't know where to start or what to write. Here's some help to get you started.
Sometimes all it takes to beat writer’s block is a spark of inspiration. I’ve compiled more than 40 such sparks in this article. Here, you’ll find a variety of romance, mystery, action, and comedy prompts to get your creative juices flowing.
Writing is a solitary, and often lonely endeavor, but it doesn't have to be. With technology enabling us to reach across the globe, writers can connect with others for comradery, inspiration, feedback and advice. If you are a writer, consider joining these great online writing communities.
Flash fiction is a way of telling a story in just a few words.This genre catches a reader's attention and leaves them wanting more. Try it for yourself by following a few simple rules.
Writing poetry is fun. Acrostic poems are a form of puzzle in which a word is spelled out by a letter in each line. Try it for yourself; you may be a poet and not yet know it!
Modern dark fantasy writer Cecelia analyses the essential elements that make up the emerging genre of "Urban Fantasy."
A guide to creating heartfelt writing that is relatable to your reader. This guide is particularly useful for aspiring blog, ezine and magazine writers.
This article lists 10 of the best creative writing prompts out there to help feed your imagination and get you writing. Whether you need to write a story for school or whether you write for pleasure, there's a prompt or exercise here for you!
If your writing ideas have dried up, stop staring at a blank page and try this game. You can play it on your own or as part of a group. It will get you thinking outside the box.
Flash fiction or microfiction is a genre involving very short stories. Despite their brevity, the stories can convey a lot of information and be very effective.
The article provides information about eleven flash-fiction competitions that are free to enter most of which have cash prizes. Additional submission information and resources for the listed sites is offered.
Fantasy is a wonderful genre, but the world and characters of many books are often littered with unintentional clichés. Here are some of them to think about avoiding.
Can humor writing be taught, or is "funniness'" an inborn trait? Can you learn how to write humor? There might be something to learn if we examine what makes us laugh.