Plotters are the kind of writers who like to work with an outline. Most of them work on their outline extensively before they dive into their first draft. Don’t think you’re not a plotter if your outline is less than a page, but also don’t feel bound by the term ‘plotter’. Use these tips and
Are you still undecided if you want to take part in the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)? Here are a few reason why you should join the party.
How do you use your spare notebooks? Here are twelve ways to make use of your notebooks.
Tessa shares her reasons why she uses fountain pens to write. And it’s not just because they’re fancy (they are, though!), or because it’s the writerly thing to do.
Writing prompts for the month of June. Use them to power up your writing, warm up your creative muscle or as a topic for a writing exercise.
Every writer struggles with the actual writing part, one way or another. Especially when writing is just one of the long list of things that you have to do. But there are a few tools out there that can help you to plan your writing life. Here are five tools that can help you.
Everyone has secrets, but some more than others. Give a character a dark secret and suddenly they become much more interesting. Use this secret to heighten the suspense in your story. Keep the mystery alive until the very end.
Starting this year, we’ll have a new set of short writing prompts available for you. I created these sets as a warm up for your actual writing. Use these to write a scene, 100 to 200 words about anything, or created a dialogue between your characters and find out more about them. Find the full
Everyone has moments when words don’t really happen. In such cases you have two choices: write or don’t write. If you choose to write, then get to it! You don’t have time to read this. But when you don’t write, you can still do work as a writer. There is more to being a writer
For anyone not writing regularly, the goal of 50,000 words is daunting. It certainly was for me the first time I took part in NaNoWriMo. I wasn’t trained to write daily, and definitely not 1667 words a day. Even now the thought of writing that many words daily seems like much, but it’s not as