Do you ever find yourself struggling to describe a character in your novels or short stories? Maybe you always have a hard time channeling your main character's inner thoughts. These helpful tips will give you insight on how to create meaningful characters.
In fantasy world building, a world has many external influences. Considering the external influences on a fantasy world can provide additional detail and surprising relationships for a creation.
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.
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.
A guide to creating heartfelt writing that is relatable to your reader. This guide is particularly useful for aspiring blog, ezine and magazine writers.
There's an ongoing debate over the validity of Fanfiction. Some cry out that it is, at its core, wrong beyond belief. Others will say there is nothing wrong with Fanfiction. The truth of the matter is that people will have something to say one way or another. Best idea? Make it useful.
Modern dark fantasy writer Cecelia analyses the essential elements that make up the emerging genre of "Urban Fantasy."
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.
All through history, great writers have teased their readers by gripping first paragraphs. I have tried to illustrate some examples of the ‘hook’ to give you an idea of what your readership may expect and find engaging. Of course, there are always exceptions to the rule. But, as novice writers wanting to make a ma
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.
Fictional world building can be an inexpensive, fun hobby that stimulates your imagination. Writers use fictional world building as a tool for developing the background to a well rounded story.
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!
Cool settings can add a lot to any story. This article is just the thing you're looking for if trying to come up with some. I won't tell if you also use it for travel destination ideas.
Naming Conventions Useful for Naming Characters in Fictional and Fantasy World Building and Writing.
Taking the time to write a novel outline helps you to work smarter and faster. Learn how to structure your story with an outline the easy way.
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.