10 questions to ask when you create a fictional culture. The way I build worlds is by collecting cool stuff from the history, myth and people around me. I blend these details with my own imagination, and create my own cultures.
How to Use Song Lyrics in Your Novel
How to Use Song Lyrics in Your Novel (Legally) from TheLadyinRead.com
Has your passion for writing dwindled? Do you find yourself stuck in a terrible rut, no matter how much you miss your stories? It's time to rediscover your love for writing, my friend! Check out this epic guide from author Kristen Kieffer over at Well-Sto
How to name a character My personal method is to browse baby names websites and search a few meanings, seeing what the best, relative names are. In my current draft at least I have Creed (belief) and Eden (paradise).
Finding the Novel Outlining Process that Works for You
Why You Should Write Your Novel on Paper - Blots & Plots. She almost has me convinced.except the thing is, I type a TON faster than I write by hand. But I guess writing slowly by hand is better than deciding to type and not doing anything.
How to Avoid Tricky Grammar Mistakes: Confusing Plurals
Today I want to talk about a subject that I haven’t really addressed much before: Bad Guys. And there’s a reason for that, because for a long time, I struggled with creating good antagonists for my stories. They were weak, and weak villains make for weak