This article is on research for fiction writers. It addresses why you should do research, the types you can do, how much you should do, and when to stop.
Writers conferences can be inspiring and informative. This article considers the things you should bear in mind if you’re planning to attend one.
Choosing character names can be a struggle. This article describes the things to consider when choosing a name and where to look.
A discussion of Save the Cat! system for writing a story, from initial idea to final draft. With a free downloadable worksheet covering all the steps.
I’ve been serious about writing for a number of years now and I’ve read a number of books on story structure. The first time I
Writers need to read as much as possible. Reading as a writer is about reading deeply & analytically. This article shows you how.
I asked Twitter’s #WritingCommunity Where and how do you get your story ideas? Read their replies here and be inspired!
Learn the functions dialogue fulfils and how to use it to add depth and character to your story.
Overcome the barriers to writing. Includes a downloadable form to motivate you for every writing session.
How to create compelling, memorable characters for your story. With plenty of examples.