Incorporating tone/mood into your settings for realistic descriptions that keep your reader hooked.
Many writers eschew compelling characters in favor of mannequin tropes that serve as props for preexisting social messages, or characters a reader can “relate to.” Here’s why it’s always bad writing.
A Discussion of Non-linear Narrative Structure
Embarking on the quest to find your very own literary voice
The ending is the most important part, and as a writer you should want to write a spectacular ending because, hey, you did a heck-of-a-lot of work on the beginning and middle parts.
How to Generate plot ideas for your NaNoWriMo novel.
A list of the different modes of point of view, with a breakdown of the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Stories start from a default position of cliché: readers go into stories with expectations, and if too many are fulfilled the spell is broken. So, how do writers engage when the odds are against them?
This Is Not Oklahoma: OK vs. Okay. In the Age of the Laze Abbreviation, can we all just agree that it looks stupid?