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 Peter Derk
In: ClicheMasterClass offers numerous courses for aspiring writers. But are such classes worth the investment? This article seeks to address that concern and give you a brief overview of some of the sessions.
By Joshua Isard
In: DialogueEveryday language is a way to understand different kinds of people. Diving in to those differences is vital.
In: ResearchHaving a hard time coming up with new story ideas? We're here to help.
In: RewritingAfter winning your first NaNo, you may be wondering what to do. Here's some advice.
In: SettingSome tips on how the seasons can service your story.
In: ResearchEating and writing sometimes feel inextricably linked. Here are three food-based tips for research and editing.
In: PoetryThere are a lot of ways that poetry can not only strengthen your writing career and author brand, but also your bank account.
By Jay Wilburn
In: PlotPantsers are the wild and wooly improvisational artists of the writing world. Here are some tools and approaches that can help them develop their stories without giving up their preferred style.
By Peter Derk
In: RewritingSo you have to write something. Maybe it's the first thing you've written since high school. Don't worry, it's not that hard. We'll get through it together.
In: StructureFortunately, your source is infinitely replenishable: On writing without an outline, out of an image you don’t understand, towards a beauty you’re not sure exists.
In: PoetryContemporary poetry recommendations from the first half of 2022.
By Repo Kempt
In: Word PlayA review of Sudowrite, fiction writing software that uses AI to generate content.
In: VoiceIt's important to leave room for the reader. Here are some ways you can do that.