Supporting characters are designed to move your story forward. Discover their relationship to story context and how that influences the way you write them.
Is good reading an essential element of good writing? We explore that topic in this post.
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.
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.
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.
Looking for your next book idea? Here's why you may (or may not!) want to write to market.
Here at ProWritingAid, we love Wattpad. Here's how we can help make your stories even better.
The best editors understand how to help you take your manuscript from rough draft to a finished masterpiece.
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.
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.