How to recognize plot holes in your novel and top tips for fixing them. Master these skills to give your reader an immersive experience.
Want to start writing fantasy? Wondering what the main elements of a great fantasy novel are and how to use them? We've got you covered. ProWritingAid are incredibly excited to announce Fantasy Writer's Week, a week-long series of events all geared towards fantasy writers and world-builders.
Even if your fantasy character has magical powers and pointy ears, readers want to believe your character is real. Here are the four things you need to know to craft realistic, relatable fantasy characters.
Find all the session replays for Fantasy Writer's week here.
Capturing the voice of a child is challenging in fiction writing. Use these simple tips and techniques to help you write convincingly from a child's perspective.
Homer Simpson has only one focus in this world: himself. He has some pretty unlikable characteristics, I'm sure everyone can agree. Why do we love to hate Homer and hate to love him so much? Because he's a well-done anti-hero, that's why.
How to introduce your unique and universal story in the first ten pages of your script to make readers – and film producers – care.
Do your characters feel flat? Here's how to develop traits to create three-dimensional characters that come to life in your novel.
How to go from story idea to a well-formed novel concept. Begin writing your novel today with the right planning process.
Have you ever noticed that many fantasy and sci-fi cultures all sound pretty much the same? Don't make the same mistake. Here's what you need to know about crafting compelling and diverse fictional cultures.
If you think a fancy novel-writing app costs too much money, you're in luck. We've got four awesome programs for authors that are totally free!
Relationships let us bring dimension and nuance to characters by giving them attributes that only appear when they’re with another person. Find out how to craft memorable characters by focussing on their relationships, not their eye colour.
Just finished writing your novel? It's time to take out the trash, but not before seeing what you can salvage. Sorting and re-sorting (i.e. assessing and revising) are what will turn your yucky first draft into a manuscript worth keeping. Transform your first draft with tips from professional copy editor Katie Pavel.
Campfire Pro is one of the newest novel planning and worldbuilding apps on the market. Check out our review of this program to find out if it's worth buying.
Dramatic questions create external and internal story tension. Create a protagonist who confronts both to keep readers turning pages.