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.
By Steph Post
In: Live ReadingHonest, real advice for making it through your first book tour.
In: ThemeTips, advice and process for writing a story or novel based on one emotion.
In: ThemeSome dystopian tales to remind us to be careful what we wish for-—Heaven on Earth is just the B-side to End of Days.
By Leah Rhyne
In: Literary DevicesLet's dig into the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope to see if, perhaps, Jane Austen created the original: Elizabeth Bennet of 'Pride and Prejudice'.
In: PoetryInterested in experimenting with traditional form poetry but not sure where to start, or if you'll like it? Suggestions for poets who want to avoid rhyme, avoid meter, keep it quick, or just have fun.
In: RewritingWhen it comes to writing, your story can be conventional or weird, but it has to be satisfying.
By BH Shepherd
By Leah Rhyne
In: RewritingSometimes a story can get away from its author, going places it never should have dared. What can the author do to pull it back in and make it (hopefully) good again?
By Holly Kothe