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.
Some people just want to write a book to say they've done it, regardless of whether it gets published or not. But some, deep down, want to publish. See what problems arise when objectives conflict.
Backstory is the technical term for the background of your novel's characters - how did they get here, and why do they behave the way they do? It takes skill to incorporate it seamlessly into your story
Not every book needs to have detailed notes written out before you start writing. Sometimes it is because the story is already so well developed within you that those notes are not that necessary for you. But many other stories need to have notes...
The article provides information about five flash-fiction competitions that are free to enter. Additional submission information and resources for the listed sites is offered.
One of the best ways to win over audiences and deliver an outstanding speech or seminar is to add light touches of humor here and there. Check out these tips on how to add warmth to your speech.
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.
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
A time of mist and mellow fruitfulness, the fall is also a great time to write. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Learn the basics of short stories and how to craft them and incorporate science fiction elements. Become stellar science fiction short story writer.
When you're unsure which story from your life defines you best, journaling can help you discover the story you were meant to tell.
This is a controversial opinion for some but not for others. This piece proposes the minimal use of adjectives and adverbs in order to achieve good writing.
Emulate the greatest authors in the English language. Improve your creative writing with 5 key concepts taken from literary masterpieces as observed by an English scholar.