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Ultimate Writing Resource Masterlist. The Language Construction Kit. LET'S MAKE SOME MOTHERFUCKING MAPS. Character Chart for Fiction Writers - If you're a fiction writer -- whether you're working on a novel, short story, screenplay, television series, play, web series, webserial, or blog-based fiction -- your characters should come alive for your reader or audience.

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The highly detailed chart below will help writers develop fictional characters who are believable, captivating, and unique. Print this page to complete the form for each main character you create. IMPORTANT: Note that all fields are optional and should be used simply as a guide; character charts should inspire you to think about your character in new ways, rather than constrain your writing. Fantasy Writing Tutorials and Technique Resources. Welcome to Fuck Yeah Character Development. Keyboard Smash Writers!, When characters aren't standing out. Where the sun sails. It's Made of SCIENCE: Writing Characters That Are Smarter Than You. When I was about nine or ten, I had gotten myself involved in playing the Pokemon card game at the local Books-a-Million.

It's Made of SCIENCE: Writing Characters That Are Smarter Than You

I remember observing a match between two boys of the same age, and one of the players whipped out a Pikachu card. This wasn't the normal Pikachu card; it was special, with unique art, abilities, and a little star logo. It was a promo card included with a magazine subscription. But I couldn't place the word "promo. " I knew it was an "-omo" word.

Ah, yes. "Is that a homo Pikachu? " The boys laughed the cruel laughter of children. The problem of ignorance The surest way of convincing readers that your character is knowledgeable is by having the character demonstrate actual knowledge. There Is Only Hitsuzen. The Stories We Say... 101 Reasons To Write a Journal. 101 Reasons to Write a Journal is now an eBook! Click here to check it out Why Even Get Into Journaling? This is one of those “I couldn’t find it anywhere so I wrote it myself” posts. I have been looking for a good, long list of reasons to journal for a while, and few get past 10. In fact, I think what you are about to read may be the longest “reasons to write a journal” list ever. I know this site usually focuses on methods of journaling and making it easier, but I am also (clearly) a strong proponent of the sport and try and convert any one I can every chance I get. For organization purposes (and also so you can just get to the ones you care about) I have separated these reasons into different groups.

Character Traits. LitLift - Free Online Novel Writing Software. Twenty rules for writing detective stories (1928) by S.S. Van Dine. THE DETECTIVE story is a kind of intellectual game.

Twenty rules for writing detective stories (1928) by S.S. Van Dine

It is more — it is a sporting event. And for the writing of detective stories there are very definite laws — unwritten, perhaps, but none the less binding; and every respectable and self-respecting concocter of literary mysteries lives up to them. Herewith, then, is a sort Credo, based partly on the practice of all the great writers of detective stories, and partly on the promptings of the honest author's inner conscience. To wit: 1. Figment Story Posting Site. 25 Things Writers Should Know About Creating Mystery. 1.

25 Things Writers Should Know About Creating Mystery

Your Story Must Be An Incomplete Equation.

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Fantasy Worldbuilding Questions - Patricia C. Wrede. 25 Things Writers Should Stop Doing. I read this cool article last week — “30 Things To Stop Doing To Yourself” — and I thought, hey, heeeey, that’s interesting.

25 Things Writers Should Stop Doing

Writers might could use their own version of that. So, I started to cobble one together. And, of course, as most of these writing-related posts become, it ended up that for the most part I’m sitting here in the blog yelling at myself first and foremost. That is, then, how you should read this: me, yelling at me. If you take away something from it, though?

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Sites For Feedback. DKP: Tips for Writers. DPK: FAQs. Prioritize. At different stages of my career, I have gone to conferences for different reasons. There are three major areas to consider. Advancement in Skill, Advancement in Career, Renewal. You cannot deal with advancement in career until you have concentrated on advancement in skill. How to Write a Thriller - Types of Novels. This page talks about how to write a thriller. It is just one of many creative lessons on this website with tips for writing a novel or a short story. At the bottom of the page, you'll find links more pages on how to write fiction, plus the chance to take a free creative writing course.

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We'll also keep you informed about interesting website news. "I have searched the web and used different worksheets, but none have come close to your worksheets and descriptions of (what to do and what not to do). Both courses I have taken have with Creative Writing Now have been amazing. Each time I have learned something new. The one thing I love, you take everything apart and give examples. " - Katlen Skye "As usual - I already love the course on Irresistible Fiction, rewriting a lot and improving greatly even after the first lesson. “Essentials of Fiction proved that I could indeed write and I wrote every day, much to my boyfriend's dismay (waa sniff).” - Jill Gardner.