How to Write a Mind-Blowing Plot Twist Like Gone Girl

How to Write a Mind-Blowing Plot Twist Like Gone Girl

As an author, don’t you want to create the mind-blowing plot twist that leaves readers begging you to write more books? Maybe the kind that result in big movie deals… Wait. If your writing is a means to an end, it’s doubtful your plot twist will make the big bang needed to get on the big screen. Because you can’t force a plot twist; readers will smell it a mile away. Do it authentically and you’ll create a feverish tension that keeps readers turning the pages to see how this new twist will play out next. Or you’ll end on a final piece of information that changes everything, resonating with readers long after the last page. Here’s how it works.

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Do You Know the Most Important Role of Your Supporting Characters?

Do You Know the Most Important Role of Your Supporting Characters?

Supporting characters are designed to move your story forward. Discover their relationship to story context and how that influences the way you write them.

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Allusion: What It Is and How to Use It Effectively

Allusion: What It Is and How to Use It Effectively

What is allusion and how can it help your writing? We'll show you!

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How to Make Your Writing Stand Out on the Crowded Internet

How to Make Your Writing Stand Out on the Crowded Internet

On the crowded internet, unique writing is essential. Here's how to make it happen.

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Can You Still Be a Good Writer if You Never Read?

Can You Still Be a Good Writer if You Never Read?

Is good reading an essential element of good writing? We explore that topic in this post.

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Do You Know the Key Differences Between UK and US English?

Do You Know the Key Differences Between UK and US English?

What are the key differences between UK and US spellings? We'll show you!

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What is a Cliché?  And Why Should You Avoid Them?

What is a Cliché? And Why Should You Avoid Them?

A cliché is a tired, stale phrase or idiom that, because of overuse, has lost its impact. What was once a fresh way of looking at something has become a weak prop for writing that feels unimaginative and dull. Clichés are what you write when you don’t have the energy or inspiration to think of a new way to express an idea. George Orwell in his Rules of Writing said: **“Never use a metaphor, simile, or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print.”** Be creative and come up with something fresh. A new analogy or metaphor will make much more of an impression on your readers than a dusty old cliché.

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The Best Way to Edit on Twitter

The Best Way to Edit on Twitter

Need an online editor for your Twitter account? ProWritingAid can help!

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How ProWritingAid Can Help You Get More Upwork Jobs

How ProWritingAid Can Help You Get More Upwork Jobs

Want to find more Upwork work? Here's why ProWritingAid can help.

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Edit on Reddit with ProWritingAid!

Edit on Reddit with ProWritingAid!

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