Advice for First Time NaNoWriMos

fictionwritingtips: I’ll be covering a variety of topics for NaNoWriMo, but it seems like a lot of people want to know how to approach their first time writing a novel in a month. It can be scary and it might… Read moreAdvice for First Time NaNoWriMos

Advice for First Time NaNoWriMos

fictionwritingtips: I’ll be covering a variety of topics for NaNoWriMo, but it seems like a lot of people want to know how to approach their first time writing a novel in a month. It can be scary and it might… Read moreAdvice for First Time NaNoWriMos

NaNoWriMo Prep Series Masterpost

fictionwritingtips: Here’s the masterpost for everything I covered in this NaNoWriMo prep series. I’ve also added some extra resources you should check out. Good luck! How to Start Planning for NaNoWriMo Character Sheets Quick NaNoWriMo World Building Tips World Building… Read moreNaNoWriMo Prep Series Masterpost

NaNoWriMo Prep Series Masterpost

fictionwritingtips: Here’s the masterpost for everything I covered in this NaNoWriMo prep series. I’ve also added some extra resources you should check out. Good luck! How to Start Planning for NaNoWriMo Character Sheets Quick NaNoWriMo World Building Tips World Building… Read moreNaNoWriMo Prep Series Masterpost

I’ve been trying to write for years. Unfortunately I’m very young and the schooling I’ve received on writing is nothing like I what I write about. I’m only 14 now, but little phrases and ideas bounce around in my head. However when I write I feel like it’s not good or mature enough because of my lack of experience. I can’t tend to think of original plots as I’m just surrounded in other people’s work. Do you have any advice on plot development? And do you think I should continue trying to write?

Hi! Your question makes me quite sad. If you like to write, then you should pursue it. It’s that simple. School doesn’t help much in terms of creative writing. Over the summer, when I was little, my mom would make… Read moreI’ve been trying to write for years. Unfortunately I’m very young and the schooling I’ve received on writing is nothing like I what I write about. I’m only 14 now, but little phrases and ideas bounce around in my head. However when I write I feel like it’s not good or mature enough because of my lack of experience. I can’t tend to think of original plots as I’m just surrounded in other people’s work. Do you have any advice on plot development? And do you think I should continue trying to write?

I’ve been trying to write for years. Unfortunately I’m very young and the schooling I’ve received on writing is nothing like I what I write about. I’m only 14 now, but little phrases and ideas bounce around in my head. However when I write I feel like it’s not good or mature enough because of my lack of experience. I can’t tend to think of original plots as I’m just surrounded in other people’s work. Do you have any advice on plot development? And do you think I should continue trying to write?

Hi! Your question makes me quite sad. If you like to write, then you should pursue it. It’s that simple. School doesn’t help much in terms of creative writing. Over the summer, when I was little, my mom would make… Read moreI’ve been trying to write for years. Unfortunately I’m very young and the schooling I’ve received on writing is nothing like I what I write about. I’m only 14 now, but little phrases and ideas bounce around in my head. However when I write I feel like it’s not good or mature enough because of my lack of experience. I can’t tend to think of original plots as I’m just surrounded in other people’s work. Do you have any advice on plot development? And do you think I should continue trying to write?

I’m not getting much inspiration lately and I was wondering if you could help me. How could I get ideas/my inspiration back? Thanks. xx

Hi! I’m trying to get back in habit of answer questions on here, so you’re the first of many for a while. 😀 I’m sure this was sent a while back, so if this is too late, then I’m sorry… Read moreI’m not getting much inspiration lately and I was wondering if you could help me. How could I get ideas/my inspiration back? Thanks. xx

I’m not getting much inspiration lately and I was wondering if you could help me. How could I get ideas/my inspiration back? Thanks. xx

Hi! I’m trying to get back in habit of answer questions on here, so you’re the first of many for a while. 😀 I’m sure this was sent a while back, so if this is too late, then I’m sorry… Read moreI’m not getting much inspiration lately and I was wondering if you could help me. How could I get ideas/my inspiration back? Thanks. xx

How to Prep Yourself for NaNoWriMo

fictionwritingtips: We’re inching close to the end of October, so if you plan on participating in NaNoWriMo, now’s the time to start planning. NaNoWriMo isn’t easy, but it’s a great exercise in keeping deadlines and sticking to goals. Anything you… Read moreHow to Prep Yourself for NaNoWriMo

How to Prep Yourself for NaNoWriMo

fictionwritingtips: We’re inching close to the end of October, so if you plan on participating in NaNoWriMo, now’s the time to start planning. NaNoWriMo isn’t easy, but it’s a great exercise in keeping deadlines and sticking to goals. Anything you… Read moreHow to Prep Yourself for NaNoWriMo

Appellation Station: The Complex Art of Naming Your Characters

lettersandlight: We’re neck-deep in NaNo Prep season. Like the main event itself, NaNo Prep is always better with an incredible writing community around you. Luckily, the NaNo Tips & Strategies forums have a ready-made community. Today, we asked Tia Kalla,… Read moreAppellation Station: The Complex Art of Naming Your Characters

Appellation Station: The Complex Art of Naming Your Characters

lettersandlight: We’re neck-deep in NaNo Prep season. Like the main event itself, NaNo Prep is always better with an incredible writing community around you. Luckily, the NaNo Tips & Strategies forums have a ready-made community. Today, we asked Tia Kalla,… Read moreAppellation Station: The Complex Art of Naming Your Characters

nicknamenyquil: wastedcouth: nicknamenyquil: wastedcouth: patronhulk: wastedcouth: I wanna start writing again. @wastedcouth what kind of writing? Short stories and poetry Would you share them? Like if we wanted to read them would you be comfortable with sharing your writing? For… Read more

nicknamenyquil: wastedcouth: nicknamenyquil: wastedcouth: patronhulk: wastedcouth: I wanna start writing again. @wastedcouth what kind of writing? Short stories and poetry Would you share them? Like if we wanted to read them would you be comfortable with sharing your writing? For… Read more

Only you can write your story. Think about what makes your story uniquely you. Is it the way you look at the world? Do the characters share your hopes and dreams? Does your story explore things that terrify you or… Read more

Only you can write your story. Think about what makes your story uniquely you. Is it the way you look at the world? Do the characters share your hopes and dreams? Does your story explore things that terrify you or… Read more

writersfrost: Hi all! So little delayed in figuring out this whole giveaway thing between the two of us and in that time the member number hit 1,000. Holy crap. So better late then never here is our give away! Prizes:… Read more

writersfrost: Hi all! So little delayed in figuring out this whole giveaway thing between the two of us and in that time the member number hit 1,000. Holy crap. So better late then never here is our give away! Prizes:… Read more

Why does publishing take so long?

tamorapierce: This seems to be a recurring question – both one of general curiosity and, specifically, one that has been asked about the Numair books. First, please remember that while machines are involved in publishing, those involved in publishing are… Read moreWhy does publishing take so long?

Why does publishing take so long?

tamorapierce: This seems to be a recurring question – both one of general curiosity and, specifically, one that has been asked about the Numair books. First, please remember that while machines are involved in publishing, those involved in publishing are… Read moreWhy does publishing take so long?