Fifty Plot Twist Ideas for Your Work-In-Progress! — Lucy Flint
Hey there, lionhearts! I hope you find the following fifty plot twists fun and exciting and helpful. And if you want more where they came from... check out the new idea series I've just posted! It's a nine-part series (I know, I know, I get carried away!) on EVERYTHING I know about
WRITING MY NOVEL | Outlining & Plotting — Helen Redfern
I have been working on my novel for many years. I’ve had confidence issues, fear issues, procrastination issues…but now I’ve decided enough is enough and it’s time to get on with it. This is a vlog of my progress and for this month I show how I am outlining and re-plotting my manuscript.
How to Write a Character-Driven Plot in 4 Steps — Rachel Giesel Grimm
Literary fiction writers tend to avoid plot. We’re trained to be plot snobs, focused only on character development and description and point-of-view amongst other things. But your story can’t be plotless. Plot is tension, plot is drama, plot IS story. So we must learn to fuse plot and character seam
Creating a Killer First Line - The Manuscript Shredder
The first line is the most examined line in your entire book. Make sure your's is selling your story.
How to create an unsettling atmosphere in your story
If you only write one thing this week, make it this: How do you create an unsettling atmosphere in your writing, and what is liminal space?
How to End a Story - The Art of Narrative
Knowing how to end a story is one of the most important skills in fiction writing. Learn six key factors that will ensure you nail the ending of your story!
Tips for Writing Dual POVs with Distinctive Voices
Lauryn April blogs about writing, reading, reviews and self-publishing. Supports indie authors, and writes YA and NA paranormal romance.
3 Techniques for Creating Tension | Storm Writing School
Let’s talk reader engagement. A writer can create tension and hook readers through three situations: mystery, suspense, and dramatic irony.
7 Absolutely Essential Tips for Writing Sarcastically
Ah. The post you all thought you wanted. It's finally here. Hannah writing an instructional about how to incorporate sarcasm into writing. What could possibly go wrong? Before we get started, I am going to make two things abundantly clear. The word sarcasm? It doesn't mean what you think it means. In fact, when you use the word "sarcasm," the word you are looking for is probably "irony." See, irony is a type of humor where you express your meaning by using words or phrases that generally…