In: Abstracts, Character, Dialogue, Grammar, Literary Devices, Narrator, Objects, Phrases, Plot, POV, Research, Rewriting, Structure, Verbs, Voice, Word Play, Workshop
Chuck surprised us all with a new batch of essays for 2014 & 2015! There is no exact timeline on how these will roll out, so just keep an eye on the site.
Concrete, practical methods for improving your writing.
36 exclusive craft essays on writing you won't find anywhere else online. The knowledge here is equivalent to what you'd get in an MFA program.
In: Literary DevicesA look at when uncertainty can make fiction stronger.
By Joshua Isard
In: StructureMake Freytag's Pyramid work for you, not the other way around.
By Repo Kempt
In: ResearchA guide to writing realistic crime and horror fiction when your manuscript involves blood.
In: ResearchResearch is important, but you don't want to become a researcher. Learn how to research as a writer instead of writing as a researcher.
In: Literary Devices"Show, don't tell," they say. But telling is necessary. It's just a matter of doing it right. Hide your exposition through action.
By Bart Bishop
By Repo Kempt
In: SettingWant to make a reader shiver? Here are a few tips.
In: GrammarWhy is the new Microsoft Word trying to boss me around?
In: ThemeThe movie adaptation of 'The November Criminals' reminds us that coming of age crime stories are the best kinds of stories.
By Kat Hausler
By Alex Behr
Using The *Big* Words: Five Tips On Making Jargon And Tech Work For Your Writing, Rather Than Against It
By Mike Cooper