The Writer's Handbook
Helpful tips and tools for writing, inspiration, and motivation. All items posted are made by me or from the internet. They are sourced or believed to be of public domain. If I have posted something that belongs to you, and you would like it removed please let me know. This is a side blog. Asks are...
Guide To Using Pinterest for Writers (Infographic) | Mandy Wallace
Infographic outlining ten ways to use Pinterest for writers: character design, writing inspiration, setting, worldbuilding, marketing for writers, plus+.
How to Kill a Character... with a Worksheet!
All writers become murderous sooner or later, but it’s important to kill your character in the right way, at the right time and for the right reason. I hope this worksheet will help you premeditate the perfect coup de grâce. Writing Worksheet – How to Kill a Character (PDF)
7 Quick Ways to Improve Your Writing Skills Today
Looking for ways to improve your writing skills? Here are seven quick ways which work. One of these quick strategies may be just the one you need.
Stephen King On Writing Short Stories | Writers Write
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Know How Your Magic Works
Magic is a cornerstone of fantasy. A good place to start when creating a magic system is to ask yourself some questions about how the magic works. Knowing the answers to the following questions is ...
How to Use Character Flaws to Develop a Plot | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author
Last time, we talked about using our characters’ strengths to develop their flaws. But I didn’t get a chance to talk about how we could figure out the matching flaw for a character strength. Many of you are probably familiar with the Myers Briggs test, a well-known test that labels people with a four-letter abbreviation for […]
12 Questions to Ask Yourself About the System of Magic in Your Fantasy Novel
Mette Ivie Harrison, author of Tris and Izzie and the forthcoming The Rose Throne, has some great, succinct advice for anyone creating a new fantasy world. Before you start having people sling magic around all over the place, make sure your system of magic passes the sniff test.
5 Tips for Creating a Must-Read Fiction Series
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