Writing Tips For The First Five Pages

How do you fuck up the first sentence? That's my question. Eleven Requirements For The First Pages of Your Bestseller by Katharine Grubb, 10 Minute Novelist

This is good. Although I can't say I fully agree - I tend to like showing feelings, but only to a certain extent I suppose. I do agree with always showing the emotions, though.

How to Avoid Tricky Grammar Mistakes: Confusing Plurals

Although I can't say I fully agree - I tend to like showing feelings, but only to a certain extent I suppose. I do agree with always showing the emotions, though.

Other things to say instead of “said” | ELA in the middle

Other things to say instead of “said”

When I started writing creative nonfiction/memoir, the issue of dialogue tags rose its nasty little head early on. I’d never given them much thought in fiction writing, and they don’t e…

How to kill a character

How to Kill a Character: The Checklist Infographic It bothers me when characters die needlessly.

More like what not to do when writing

Helped me a lot in my writing, could maybe help some of you

Writing Tips - Ajay Ohri

8 Simple Steps To Become A Great Writer

8 Simple Steps To Become A Great Writer: Write 50 words. That’s a paragraph. Write 300 pages. That’s a manuscript. Write every day. That’s a habit. Edit and rewrite. Th(Step Quotes Funny)

Creating Credible Female Villains. Take everything we assume about a woman and sprinkle it with evil or a touch of insanity...great fun xkx

Warning: These 5 Points Will Help You Create Awesome Female Villains

Creating Credible Female Villains -note to self use this for the blue war. Also, borderline personality disorder is rarely done right I books, and is a cop-out. I know people with bpd and they are not villains, just difficult to understand.

As a writer, your job is to torture your readers with tension. The fun of…

As a writer, your job is to torture your readers with tension. The fun of fiction is anticipation, and if your story doesn't have it your readers won't stick around. Here are 3 ways you might be killing your story's tension and losing readers.

Jung's 12 character archetypes: Plan your characters.

Character Archetypes: Enriching your Novel's Cast

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