Many readers struggle to figure out how much backstory is too much. DailyWritingTips explores this topic on their blog.
Is the snowflake novel-writing method right for you? Here's why it's worth a try.
Sometimes a corporate copywriter or a non-fiction freelance writer must write about subjects that they know little, or nothing, about. It may sound impossible, but it can and will be done. Here are 12 top tips to becoming a subject matter expert.
We're halfway through National Novel Writing Month! Here are some tips on making sure you finish.
What are the best crime novels ever written? Here's our definitive list!
A few weeks ago, ProWritingAid's Hayley Milliman went to Nashville to attend Tribe Conference for the first time. Here are her takeaways.
Bestselling author Louise Dean shares how to get the idea for your novel.
Sometimes, writing isn't about crafting the next great novel or ground-breaking paper. Sometimes, it's about finding a way to honor your inner thoughts and feelings.
Who here likes to play God? Do you enjoy making your characters dance like a puppet on a string? Or do you agonize over every twist of the screw you make that ratchets the tension? If you answered yes to the puppeteer role, you probably like writing in the third-person omniscient point of view.
Add subplots to your novel to make your story more relatable and entertaining. Tips to creating a subplot that works, how subplots enhance your story, and subplot pitfalls.