Writing Voice

April 6, 2019

How To Find Your VOICE As A Writer & Why It Is Important To Do So.

Spending some time deliberating over voice is worth your attention and focus. Whether you blog for fun, write novels, craft poems, pencil melodies, or inspire people with your prose, it’s essential that you find your unique writing style.
April 8, 2019

How To Write Great Dialogue & Have It Move Your Story Forward.

Realistic dialogue written well can advance a story and flesh out characters while providing a break from straight exposition.
April 12, 2019

How To Write A Fight Scene That Kicks Ass!

One thing is clear– the fight scene is short! That means every sentence must count. Now let’s examine the content of those sentences.
April 13, 2019

How To Build TENSION In Your Story.

The stakes in fiction matter because stakes create tension. The protagonist’s ultimate happiness, perhaps even his life, depends on the outcome.
April 14, 2019

How To Write A Scene Like A Pro.

You not only have to come up with a great premise, engaging characters, high stakes, and conflict that pushes the protagonist toward his goal, but you must also learn how write a scene that compels readers—and fill your book with them.
April 20, 2019
Murder

Writing The Perfect Murder Scene!!!

If you want your readers to believe your story, get the details right. Either write about what you know, or do your research properly.
April 21, 2019

Character Types & Which Ones Deserve A Place In Your Story.

Once you’re aware of character type, you’ll find yourself noticing it more and more in what you read and watch. You can then use this awareness to study that character and see what elements you can use in your own writing.
April 22, 2019
Stop Writing These Stories

Clichés To Avoid In Your Writing–At ALL Cost.

We, as writers, are trained to kill clichéd phrases in sentences. But that's not the only place they can hide—they can infect the spaces between the words, too.
April 23, 2019

The Stages All Writers Go Through–Which Stage Are You In?

I’ve heard many people describe their progression as a writer, and I’ve been surprised not by how different these stories are, but how similar. That doesn’t mean everyone goes through these specific steps or does it in exactly this order, just that these growth experiences are shared by a lot of people.