Written by Adam Gaylord
Why abandoning your laptop and picking up a pen can be a freeing experience.
Written by MAP
Putting together an engaging group of characters can really make your story shine. What are lessons we can learn from the tv series Lost in creating a memorable ensemble cast.
Written by shimiqua
A forgotten treasure trove of story ideas... Just make sure they've passed on before you fictionalize them.
Free tip, from me to you.
Written by rkmacpherson
The hardest part about bringing a story to life is the refining. Revisions, the unloved, unlauded portion of the writing process, is where the magic happens. Read on!
Written by David Powers King
No one likes to read an info dump. Fewer want to read a "maid and butler" conversation. Can we get away with either without compromising the story? Only if our hero hears it from the shadows.
Written by Jeff Hargett
Bring characters to life by revealing the little details that show who they are.
Written by Leigh Covington
Using a nemesis in your writing. What kind of villain do you like to read? What kind do you like to write?
Written by Nick Hight
Have you ever come across dialogue that is meant to be inspiring, but just isn't? Found yourself cringing at a writer's attempt to be insightful? Here's how to avoid that in your own writing.
Written by Teri Harman
Review of new, awesome middle grade novel, RETURN TO EXILE. Great for boys!
Written by theweekendwriter
Check out my interview with author Jeremy Laszlo, who answers questions about the writing process and self-publishing. Also included is a sneak peak at the cover of his next book.
Written by CMKeller
How JK Rowling's new book taught me to be brave.
Written by eayounker
Tips and examples of how to write an elevator pitch.