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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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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Kill the Thought Verbs! Get Readers Involved

Kill the Thought Verbs! Get Readers Involved

Verbs like "know," "remember," and "imagine" are thought verbs that happen inside a character’s head. They slow the story down. Learn how to replace them with action and detail.

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World Building: What You Need To Know

World Building: What You Need To Know

If you write science fiction or fantasy, your readers expect to drop into a new world. But regardless of what type of fiction you write, you'll need to build a believable society for your story. We take a look at how.

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Are You Writing a Villain or an Antagonist?

Are You Writing a Villain or an Antagonist?

Know the difference between antagonist and villain. Read this article for tips on how to use them in your story to create obstacles for your protagonist and build tension for your reader.

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Should You Write to Market?

Should You Write to Market?

Looking for your next book idea? Here's why you may (or may not!) want to write to market.

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How to Edit Your Wattpad Stories Without an Editor

How to Edit Your Wattpad Stories Without an Editor

Here at ProWritingAid, we love Wattpad. Here's how we can help make your stories even better.

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How to Work with an Editor

How to Work with an Editor

The best editors understand how to help you take your manuscript from rough draft to a finished masterpiece.

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 Supercharge Your Author Career with a Series

Supercharge Your Author Career with a Series

Creating a series can boost your author career and simplify your novel writing. You’ll create benefits as a writer and increase your marketing power. Author Zara Altair offers tips on writing a series.

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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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