Fantasy Writers’ Week Hub: Presented by ProWritingAid

Fantasy Writers’ Week Hub: Presented by ProWritingAid

Find all the information you need for Fantasy Writers’ Week 2022, including special offers, ways to connect with your fellow fantasy writers, and more.

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How to Create an Amazing Magic System

How to Create an Amazing Magic System

If you're writing a fantasy novel, you'll need to consider the magic system within your story's world. In this article, we look at how to build a realistic and engaging magic system from scratch.

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ProWritingAid Presents: Fantasy Writers’ Week

ProWritingAid Presents: Fantasy Writers’ Week

Join us for a week of FREE events for fantasy writers. Find out more and sign up here.

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Novel Outlining: How to Use Maps to Plot Your Story

Novel Outlining: How to Use Maps to Plot Your Story

Maps don't have to be just a pretty feature for the front of your book. They can help you plot a detailed, realistic story. Here are four ways you can use maps to plan your novel.

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Short Stories: How to Share Them

Short Stories: How to Share Them

Short stories aren't quite as easy to sell as novels. Do you have a story you're fond of, yet you're unsure how to use it? If so, this article is for you.

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8 Key Steps to Binge-Worthy YA Fantasy

8 Key Steps to Binge-Worthy YA Fantasy

These are my eight best tips for you to write your own page-turning YA fantasy novel. If you give yourself grace to not rush the writing process, if you include these elements in your novel, I’m positive your readers won’t be able to put your books down.

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20 Fantasy Prompts to Get You Started Writing

20 Fantasy Prompts to Get You Started Writing

Writing fantasy but stuck for ideas? Use these 20 creative prompts to kickstart your next masterpiece and learn a simple trick to generate hundreds of new ideas.

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YA Fantasy Tropes That Aren't Overdone

YA Fantasy Tropes That Aren't Overdone

Young adult fiction. It's created some of our biggest cultural moments and yet in some circles it's still given a lesser status than other genres. One reason for this might be the idea of the trope. Let's take a look at four "overused" tropes and why they're not so bad after all.

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ProWritingAid Presents: Fantasy Writer's Week

ProWritingAid Presents: Fantasy Writer's Week

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.

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How to Write Believable Fantasy Characters

How to Write Believable Fantasy Characters

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.

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Fantasy Writer's Week Replays

Fantasy Writer's Week Replays

Find all the session replays for Fantasy Writer's week here.

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Write a Novel in a Year: One Writer's Step-by-Step Process

Write a Novel in a Year: One Writer's Step-by-Step Process

There are all kinds of writers in the ProWritingAid community, all with very different writing styles. Fantasy author Oz Mari G. shares how ProWritingAid helped her get through three rounds of rewrites before she published her first novel.

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How to Create Compelling Fictional Cultures in Your Novel

How to Create Compelling Fictional Cultures in Your Novel

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.

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4 Great Novel-Writing Apps That Are Totally Free

4 Great Novel-Writing Apps That Are Totally Free

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!

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Settings: How to Make Yours Realistic

Settings: How to Make Yours Realistic

"Someone did something somewhere." That's every story at its most basic. The "somewhere" is setting, but "somewhere" isn't especially vivid. Here's how to make your settings feel detailed, interesting, and authentic.

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