How To Outline Your Novel Using The Snowflake Method
The Snowflake Method is an approach to writing developed by writer Randy Ingermanson and is composed of ten steps. Here's a quick tutorial + a fun freebie!
4 Reasons Your Protagonist's Blue Eyes Don't Matter | The Novel Smithy
What traits do your readers need to know, and what's just extraneous fluff? Well, by understanding the four elements of character descriptions.
Why Your Character Should Do Shitty Things - ginger and co.
I’m well aware that that title might catch you off guard, given the language. But “Why Your Character Should do bad Things” doesn’t quite have the same ring to it. Having worked in politics and advertising, I can talk like a…
5 Tips for Writing Righteous Characters Your Readers Will Cheer For
Writing righteous characters is about making certain they are larger-than-life in their ability to reflect your readers' own personal struggle for goodness.
Writing Evil Well
Guest post by Frances Tait “Don’t portray evil as glamourous” is something I heard a lot when I was growing up, especially from Christian sources. No vampire and werewolf romances, good witches, or…
How to Write a Killer First Chapter: (AKA What Your First Chapter REALLY Needs)
What does every first chapter need to wow your readers? The answer includes a special formula plus an awesome kit that will help perfect the rest of your novel!
3 Steps to Make Your Character Complex: Flat vs Complex Characters
3 Steps to Make Your Character Complex: Flat vs Complex Characters. How to write a complex character? What makes them complex?
Pin by Sarah Sullivan on Writing | Book writing tips, Writing tips, Writing skills
Discovery what a contagonist is and why your story definately needs one. All the markings of a killer contagonist to take your story to the next level.
How to Create Tension in Writing: 8 Tips | Now Novel
Learning how to create tension in writing is important whatever your genre. Read more on writing a page-turning novel.
Most Common First Page Mistakes - The Manuscript Shredder
The first page is the introduction to your entire novel. Create an effective first page by avoiding these writing mistakes
50 Fantasy Writing Prompts and Fantasy Plot Ideas
I get a lot of questions about how to plot a fantasy novel, so I thought this list of fantasy story ideas would come in handy. It’s basically a fantasy plot generator in list form! Most of th…
Språkstöttning med stödmallar
Som lärare har vi ibland mer eller mindre nytta av att använda oss av olika stödmallar för att stötta kommunikationen och tänkandet i ett klassrum. Vi är många som framgångsrikt använder oss av det i klassrummet på ena sättet eller det andra. Jag tänkte helt kort bara visa på några stödmallar jag själv använt mig…
33 Ways to Write Stronger Characters — Well-Storied.
No matter how much tension you pack into the pages of your book, readers won’t care about your story if they don’t first care about your characters. After all, there’s nothing page-turning about a predictable protagonist playing out a predictable plot. If you want readers to invest in your characte
10 Things Every Writers Needs To Know About Conflict - Sacha Black
Conflict – the foundation of every novel bled onto the page. Without it, your book flatlines harder than the grim reaper. No self-respecting book doctor will even attempt to resuscitate it. And yet, you need to, because conflict is the god of novels. If you’ve been a good little girl, then conflict will dip its mighty hand into […]