By Peter Derk
Start a dialog journal, fix up your dialog, write better characters, and basically rule the world.
Having a hard time coming up with new story ideas? We're here to help.
Eating and writing sometimes feel inextricably linked. Here are three food-based tips for research and editing.
Influence can come from any medium, not just the one you are working in.
Nonfiction reading recommendations for witches, witchy writers, or writers writing about witches.
Some suggestions on the books writers should read every year.
How to apply critical analysis to your own writing.
Tips and tricks for navigating the world of book blurbs.
The top reasons authors don't submit their work, and my responses.
Experience vs. research: What stories are yours to tell?
By Cina Pelayo
The more that you know about your characters, the more confidently you can write about them.
By Joshua Isard
Finding the right amount of information to include in a story can be a difficult task for any writer.
By Gabriel Hart
Think about all the stories that fall under radar, which sculpted your town into the place it is today.
By Peter Derk
Is science an overused tool in writing? What do you stand to gain by adding faith to your fiction?
The international best-selling author and MasterClass teacher discusses the basis of all fiction.
Why should you get your stories reprinted? It can help your career!
Tips, stories, and advice on how to survive rejection.
Some tips for turning your obsessions—good and bad—into powerful stories.
Certain writers demand to be read, and doing so is a class to all who do. Don Winslow is one of them.
Some tips for how to end 2019 and set up 2020 for writing success.
Some tips on using the people around you to provide depth, meaning, emotion, and authority in your stories.
Some tips on how to use ritual, ceremony, and witchcraft to make your story more believable.
When it comes to writing and research, some really useful tools are hiding in plain sight. Here's a list of my favorites.
The role of real events in fictional stories is an unavoidable aspect of an author's signature voice—and even the authors themselves don't know where the line between the two is drawn.