This resources page addresses some common writing/editing problems you may be facing. These tips will hopefully give you a creative spark and help you recognize where in your writing you can improve.
Developing a Writing Habit
- How to Balance Reading and Writing Time
- How to Write While Working Full-time
- Read This Before You Quit Writing
- How to Avoid Perfectionism
- How to Come Up With Ideas
- How to Record Your Ideas With a Messaging App
- How to Outline Your Story
- Finding the Moment of Intensity for Your Story
- Writing Your First Sentence
- Do You Need a Prologue?
- Introducing Your Characters
- Show, Don’t Tell: What to Do When Introducing Characters
- Understanding Your Characters’ Motivations
- Naming Your Characters
- Writing a Story with Multiple Characters
- How to Describe a Setting
- Rules of World Building
- Writing Cliffhangers
- Writing Flashbacks
- Writing Foreshadows
- After Your First Draft, Now What?
- What to Cut From Your Story
- How Many Drafts Do You Need
- Why Reading Out Loud Is the Best Method of Editing
- How to Edit Chapter One
- Write About the Same Thing Everyday Challenge
- The Cup of Sonder Technique: Character-based Writing Prompts
- What is Catharsis?
- What is Pretentious Writing?
- What Does “That’s Deep” Mean?
- What is a Contrived Story?
- What Does “Trying Too Hard” Means?
- What is Crude Writing?
- What is a Didactic Story?
- What’s the Difference Between Cheesy and Corny?
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