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You as the creator, should know your character more than the reader. Understand their emotions like real beings.

Character-creation questions that actually MATTER (instead of trivia such as, "What's their favorite color?" or, "What was their high school mascot?") Writing prompt writing tip


THE EMOTIONAL GUIDANCE SCALE. Upward spiral lifts your soul, whereas downward spiral drains your energy. Be smart in selecting the best emotion to live life with love, peace, gratitude and happiness.

How To Fall In Love With Writing - Writing And Such

How To Fall In Love With Writing “Some of us are new, some of us are in a rough patch, but we all want to write, so here’s how to fall in love with it, for the first time or all over again.

As a writer, your job is to torture your readers with tension. The fun of…

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As a writer, your job is to torture your readers with tension. The fun of fiction is anticipation, and if your story doesn't have it your readers won't stick around. Here are 3 ways you might be killing your story's tension and losing readers.

Brian's Tip #15: Check spelling by reading backwards

"Show, don't tell" is a common adage of writing and a great way to make a story memorable and exciting.

"Sweetie, I know that you can't control your powers," His mother said. "But could you please try to stop imagining killer robots?"

writing prompt (this reminds me of Amy Pond who grew up with a crack in her wall so she could remember people that never existed and bring them to life just by thinking of them)


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Guns for Writers

Gun terms for writers lol, my dad is a gun smith, so I just found this to be a nice refresher course, but it's still really good information for writers!<<< Same, I already knew most of the terms but this was still good for books and stuff

Ten writer mistakes

Ten mistakes aspiring creative writers make that hold them back from reaching their creative writing goals.

Have you ever finished reading a book and walked away feeling nothing? No attachment to the characters, no joy in their success or sadness...

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7 Tips for Writing Emotion Into Your Story - as writers, one of our biggest fears to have somebody read our books and not be emotionally engaged. Here are 7 pointers to help avoid this pitfall.

character bio

A Guide to Creating Interesting Fictional Characters

Character Chart for writing books. Great way to keep track of character traits and personality!

Infographic: Five fool-proof tips for starting your novel. #writing #amwriting

How to Avoid Tricky Grammar Mistakes: Confusing Plurals