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: RewritingJust because a story is old doesn’t automatically mean that it’s terrible. Here are five tips on how to make the most of an ancient manuscript that you might have once forgotten in a drawer somewhere.
By Cina Pelayo
In: StructureFormulating a three-act structure by recycling traumatic memories.
By Cina Pelayo
By Elle Nash
In: AbstractsEdgy fiction is difficult to pull off - and requires a depth and understanding of history, literature, and yourself. It's not about repeating what's been done before. It's about expanding it.
In: ResearchGiven the limited amount of reading time in our lives, it's important not to waste time consuming material that won't help us progress and develop.
In: Live ReadingReading your work in public matters. A lot. Here's how to do it right.
In: Word PlayHow to effectively use sensory details to connect with readers and maximize the fear in your writing.
By Joshua Isard
In: ResearchIn order to write deep, layered, original fiction you MUST read broadly.
In: RewritingHere's five hard questions you need to ask yourself before tackling the dreaded rewrite.