The Queen’s Best Speeches: Learning from Royal Rhetoric

The Queen’s Best Speeches: Learning from Royal Rhetoric

Her Majesty’s legacy included some powerful royal rhetoric. Here’s what writers can learn from the Queen’s best speeches.

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Sci-Fi Story Ideas and Writing Prompts

Sci-Fi Story Ideas and Writing Prompts

Are you excited to write a science fiction story but unsure what to write about? Try a writing prompt. Using one of our sci-fi story ideas is a great way to get started.

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Write a Powerful Memoir in 7 Steps

Write a Powerful Memoir in 7 Steps

It took Joe Bunting five years, thousands of hours, and gallons of sweat and tears to learn how to take his so-so memoir and turn it into an objectively good book. Thankfully, he's distilling all he learned into this article for your enjoyment.

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Man vs Self Conflict in Writing

Man vs Self Conflict in Writing

"Man vs. self conflict" refers to the main character's inner struggle in a work of fiction. Learn how to use this conflict type in your own writing.

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Character vs Supernatural Conflict in a Story (with Examples)

Character vs Supernatural Conflict in a Story (with Examples)

Person vs. supernatural is a type of external conflict that has existed in fiction and storytelling for thousands of years. Find out everything you need to know to write this type of conflict and check out our favorite character vs. supernatural examples from literature and pop culture.

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Man vs Technology: The Conflict Between Man and His Creations

Man vs Technology: The Conflict Between Man and His Creations

Man vs technology conflict is a powerful tool for authors to explore existential questions and create fast-paced action. This article will define the term, discuss examples , and show you how to use this type of conflict.

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Person vs Society Conflict: Definition, Examples, and How to Write It

Person vs Society Conflict: Definition, Examples, and How to Write It

The character vs society (also known as person vs society) conflict can lead to powerful stories. Read about person vs society examples in movies and books, and learn how to use this type of conflict in your writing.

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How to Write a Person vs Fate Story

How to Write a Person vs Fate Story

Person vs. fate conflict refers to a protagonist's battle against their own destiny. This article explains what person vs. fate conflict means, discusses some popular examples in literature, and shows you how to use it in your own writing.

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Copy Editing Software/Apps vs Professional Editor: Which is Better?

Copy Editing Software/Apps vs Professional Editor: Which is Better?

Do professional editors recommend that you self-edit? Should you use a self-editing tool? Are writing tools helpful for self-editing? Absolutely! Here's how to work out what kind of editing you need at each stage.

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Central Idea in Literature: Definition, Meaning, and Examples

Central Idea in Literature: Definition, Meaning, and Examples

What’s the central idea of a story? In this article, we explore what a central idea is in literature and how you can use your central idea in your writing.

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Worldbuilding and Historical Fiction: Building a World Within a World

Worldbuilding and Historical Fiction: Building a World Within a World

Good stories require an immersive world to plunge readers into. If you're writing historical fiction, you'll need to pay attention to historical accuracy to ground your characters' relationships, motivations, and conflicts.

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7 Ways to Avoid Mistakes When Writing Historical Fiction

7 Ways to Avoid Mistakes When Writing Historical Fiction

Writing historical fiction is no easy feat! I've made many mistakes with my historical fiction novel. Here's how to avoid some common blunders.

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Types of Archetypes in Fiction Literature: Story, Character, Setting, and More

Types of Archetypes in Fiction Literature: Story, Character, Setting, and More

Fiction writers don't start from scratch. They use existing character and story archetypes, personality and emotional types, and the goals and the fears of each type to write best-selling books.

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How to Show Emotion in Writing and Make Readers Feel It

How to Show Emotion in Writing and Make Readers Feel It

If you consider yourself an unemotional person, you might wonder how you can become an emotional master in your writing. The secret? Music.

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Weather Symbolism in Fiction Literature: Learn How to Use It

Weather Symbolism in Fiction Literature: Learn How to Use It

The weather is under-used in fiction. Learn how and why to use the weather in your next novel.

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