' ghostzzy reminder to myself about the process of drafting & revising: . first drafts are for m
' ghostzzy reminder to myself about the process of drafting & revising: . first drafts are for making it exist - second drafts are for making it functional - third drafts are for making it effective %pippastrelle This is the most important thing I‘ve learnt in writing my novel. Have fun the first time but know your first pass isn't going to be perfect – popular memes on the site ifunny.co
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If you're an author struggling with *magical* idea generation, this 9-step writing framework will help you outline your next fantasy novel today.
Toxic Habits for Characters
10 Toxic Bad Habits for Fictional Characters. Use these bad habits to write fictional characters that are larger than life, and that readers can relate to.
Show Don't Tell - Show AND Tell
Read the first chapters free. Romantic comedy and quirky edgy fiction by D. L. Fisher. Sara visits a psychic and comes up with THE PLAN to find her soulmate
Sticky Note Book Outlining
I recently started outlining scene by scene, now that I outline as I write the first draft. So, here's the sticky note outlining method that I use.
The Villain Checklist - How to Create a "Great & Terrible" Villain • Career Authors
Memorable heroes require memorable villains. But what separates "great & terrible" villains from insipid ones? To help answer this question, we at Career Authors proudly present The Villain Checklist: Character Engineering for Writers
Tricks for Plotting Novel
Do You Struggle with the Plot of you Novel? You might not be alone. Use these simple tricks to plot your novel plus use the bonus tools for expert plotting!
The Moment Your Character Breaks
How to Write your Character Hitting Rock Bottom. When creating problems for our beloved characters we sometimes are afraid to put them through hard times.
7 Plot Archetypes
Figure out which of the 7 common plotlines your story falls under so you write your character's journey with a solid foundation. Overcoming the Monster, Rags to Riches, The Quest, Voyage and Return, Comedy, Tragedy, or Rebirth
How to Create Relatable Characters: Survival Guide Interview with C.G. Drews — Rebekah Joan
Looking for some character development tips on how to write relatable characters? Check out this interview with C.G. Drews, AKA paperfury, to learn all about how to make your readers bond with your characters.
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A great historical voice is a key factor in writing a powerful period story. Finding a balance of authenticity and accessibility makes all the difference.
Writing Characters: How to Write Character Reactions Your Readers Will Care About. Writing characters can be difficult. Understanding how characters react is...
Plotting, Publishing, & Platform Project Management | Books & Alchemy
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Should You Follow Popular Writing Rules? — Well-Storied.
Popular writing rules exist for a reason. Or do they? Writing is both an art and a craft. While language and storytelling serve as forms of self-expression, one can also learn structures and techniques that can help them become a better writer. Such guidance exists in every creative art, from painting to dancing, playing music, and beyond. Why, then, might it be problematic to follow common writing rules?