Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: 10 Top Tips

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: 10 Top Tips

If you're overwhelmed by editing your own manuscript, you're in the right place. Check out our ten tips for self-editing for fiction writers.

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Fantasy Settings: Top 5 Ideas to Create Your Perfect World

Fantasy Settings: Top 5 Ideas to Create Your Perfect World

A fantasy novel with a lame setting is like a rock song played on kazoo. A strong setting adds richness and depth to your book that few other fictional elements can offer. In this article, author Kyle Massa explains how to build a strong fantasy setting.

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Christmas Gifts for Writers: 26 Best Ideas Every Writer Needs

Christmas Gifts for Writers: 26 Best Ideas Every Writer Needs

We've put together a list of our favorite gifts for writers so you can wow the writer in your life with a thoughtful, useful gift that will help them grow and develop as a writer.

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Our Top 25 Christmas Reads

Our Top 25 Christmas Reads

'Tis the season, folks! We've got a list of the 25 best Christmas books ever written. Take a look and let us know if your favorite made the cut.

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How to Self-Publish a Book in 2023

How to Self-Publish a Book in 2023

Self-publishing is an increasingly popular publishing path. Learn how to self-publish a book.

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Avoid These 13 Mistakes First-Time Romance Authors Make

Avoid These 13 Mistakes First-Time Romance Authors Make

Bestselling romance authors share mistakes that newbie romance authors should avoid when writing, marketing, and building their business.

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How to Write a Romance Novel: Tips to Improve Your Storytelling

How to Write a Romance Novel: Tips to Improve Your Storytelling

If you want to learn how to write a romance novel, you’re in the right place. In this ultimate guide, you’ll learn about sub-genres, plotting, characters, and more. We’re with you all the way, from meet cute to happily ever after.

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7 Elements of Fiction: ProWritingAid's Expert Guide

7 Elements of Fiction: ProWritingAid's Expert Guide

The seven key elements of fiction are character, plot, setting, theme, point of view, conflict, and tone. Learn more about how these elements work together to create a story.

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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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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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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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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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