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Basic Hand Lettering: Drawing a Monogram - One Artsy Mama

Join me this April in a 30 Day Writing Challenge to take you deeper into your story, characters, and creative process. Share your experiences and writing on FB or IG! #onewordwritingchallenge http://writingonewordatatime.com/2016/03/30/30-day-writing-challenge/

Stephen King On Writing Infographic || I actually have his book on how to write I just need to get around to reading it

It's impossible to figure out how to outline any one aspect of your story in isolation. Instead, learn 3 ways to "bob and weave" from one to the next.

I like this as a general guide to novel structure. However many resources I've read warn against getting too locked into a single script or pattern like this. Sometimes you need to save the climax for the last two pages, and sometimes you need the action to start on the first page (and fill in 'setup' stuff later).

5 Common Writing Mistakes That Make You Look Like an Amateur

There are a couple of common writing mistakes that will instantly peg you as a novice to any agent or editor, but are really easy to fix if you know what they are.

Writers Workshop Poster: 100 Colorful Words to Use in Place of "Said"

Handout or mini-poster on colorful words writers can use instead of "said." Students can put the b&w version in their writing notebooks for reference.