You can save yourself months of frustration by approaching revision with the proper mindset and priorities. Learn an approach to revision that will change your writing life in this free webinar.
Have you ever wondered what it's really like to write a novel in thirty days? Join author Krystal N. Craiker on her journey through NaNoWriMo 2020.
We're sharing 30 horror stories everyone should devour. See which tales set readers' spines tingling, followed by our own top picks.
Horror is all about psychology. In this article, author Kyle A. Massa analyzes not only what scares readers, but why it scares them.
Are you a new author? Find out the professional steps you should take to prepare a book manuscript for an editor.
Stealing is wrong, isn't it? But maybe you didn't realize that most successful writers steal when they start out. This is how they developed their voice – and how you can, too.
"The Irresistible Novel: How to Craft an Extraordinary Story That Engages Readers from Start to Finish" by Jeff Gerke will change the way you look at writing rules. Check out our book review.
Are you drowning in drafts? In this article, find out how to assign an objective to each draft, how to prepare for that draft and the techniques to use when actually writing it. Read this guide to making each draft count, with projected timescales and a bullet point summary of each stage.
You've signed up for NaNoWriMo, but now you think 50,000 words in a month seems daunting. Here are seven pieces of advice for surviving National Novel Writing Month from NaNo veteran and volunteer Krystal N. Craiker.
The logline is not your story; but it is the narrative essence of your story that conveys the high concept, the tone, and core emotion of your premise, and does all this in one short sentence (or two).
NaNoWriMo isn't all about that 50,000 word target. It's also about developing a writing habit that will continue way beyond November. Here's how to use NaNoWriMo to make writing a priority all year round.
The Self-Publishing Advice Conference (#SelfPubCon) is an online author conference. It runs free of charge twice yearly, in association with the Alliance of Independent Authors and attracts the cream of self-publishing experts and advisors as speakers and sponsors. #SelfPubCon offers 24 sessions over 24 hours of excellent self-publishing webinars and presentations, so you can watch the conference unfold live, from wherever you are in the world.
You wrote a novel! Well done. Reaching the NaNoWriMo goal of 50,000 words in a month is an impressive feat. What's next? The technical writing edit. Find out what to look for in your writing while editing.
Creativity seems elusive, especially when you look at the brilliant ideas that successful writers have come up with. Where do those ideas come from? Here are the ways that prolific and creative writers are able to come up with great ideas – and develop them into pure genius.