Counseling Your Way to Great Characters

Counseling Your Way to Great Characters

Writers can learn a lot from the counseling profession that can help to create richer characters and realistic responses to conflict. On the blog, we examine the correlation between counseling and character development.

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A Professional Editor Reveals the Dos and Don'ts of Writing Your Query Letter

A Professional Editor Reveals the Dos and Don'ts of Writing Your Query Letter

Writing a query letter can be a daunting task. We're here to help make it a little easier.

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Easy Steps to Improve Your Writing

Easy Steps to Improve Your Writing

We've got 17 writing tips you don't want to miss. See them all in this article!

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Chuck Wendig to Self-Published Writers: Focus on Quality

Chuck Wendig to Self-Published Writers: Focus on Quality

Author Chuck Wendig has some advice independent authors can't ignore. Find out in this post.

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Does Your Story Need an Epilogue?

Does Your Story Need an Epilogue?

To epilogue or not to epilogue – that is the question. Should you use an epilogue to wrap up your story, or is that just overkill? We discuss.

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What is the Snowflake Writing Method?

What is the Snowflake Writing Method?

Is the snowflake novel-writing method right for you? Here's why it's worth a try.

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Three Things I Learned at Tribe Conference 2018

Three Things I Learned at Tribe Conference 2018

A few weeks ago, ProWritingAid's Hayley Milliman went to Nashville to attend Tribe Conference for the first time. Here are her takeaways.

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How to Get the Idea for Your Novel

How to Get the Idea for Your Novel

Bestselling author Louise Dean shares how to get the idea for your novel.

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The Benefits of Story Subplot

The Benefits of Story Subplot

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.

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What is Exposition?

What is Exposition?

Any and all storytelling requires exposition – the explanation of how Character X got from Point A to Point B and then later to Point C. In this article, we examine what exposition is and how to use it in your work.

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