yourocsbackstory: Your OC‘s Backstory – Week 1: Introduction Hello writers, as week one has already begun, this is going to be easy: Just give a short introduction on the (one or zwo) characters you wish to enter, so we can… Read more

A word on following your dreams…

writer-s-a-tyler: One of my co-workers today clocked off and left work practically running out the… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/179636126692

First, thanks for writing your blog, it’s really helpful! Second, any tips on how to stick to your character(s) and their personalities? I have a hard time defining and sticking with their traits. Thank you!

sunnydwrites:  Thanks so much for your ask (and for the compliment! <3), I do have some advice! Sticking to Your Characters’ Personalities Sometimes, it’s definitely hard to define and commit to a character’s personality. There are several reasons this might… Read moreFirst, thanks for writing your blog, it’s really helpful! Second, any tips on how to stick to your character(s) and their personalities? I have a hard time defining and sticking with their traits. Thank you!

yourocsbackstory: Your OC‘s Backstory – Week 1: Introduction Hello writers, as week one has already…

yourocsbackstory: Your OC‘s Backstory – Week 1: Introduction Hello writers, as week one has already… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/179628750992

Describing Eyes When Writing

writernoir: I would avoid getting too fixated on color. It’s really not all that important (or interesting for that matter) to go into depth about every single minor and major characters exact eye color. But it’s helpful to occasionally use… Read moreDescribing Eyes When Writing

First, thanks for writing your blog, it’s really helpful! Second, any tips on how to stick to your character(s) and their personalities? I have a hard time defining and sticking with their traits. Thank you!

 Thanks so much for your ask (and for the compliment! <3), I do have some advice!Sticking to Your… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/179621749711

Describing Eyes When Writing

writernoir: I would avoid getting too fixated on color. It’s really not all that important (or… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/179616249087

writingpromptsbot: A man searches for a wallet in Finland.

Tips for Writing Healthy Romantic Relationships

sandydragon1: Don’t base them exclusively on physical and/or sexual attraction. While these kinds of attraction can certainly strengthen relationships, they can’t create anything but a weak foundation for a relationship on their own. Know how your characters like to show… Read moreTips for Writing Healthy Romantic Relationships

writingpromptsbot:A man searches for a wallet in Finland.

writingpromptsbot:A man searches for a wallet in Finland. from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/179603611227

writingpromptsbot:A man searches for a wallet in Finland.

writingpromptsbot:A man searches for a wallet in Finland. from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/179603611227

How to Create A “Realistic” Magic System

ashmitrano: Alright before we get into this let me just say that there is a reason why “realistic” is in quotations here. We all know that magic in fiction doesn’t adhere to the laws of our universe and that’s fine. But… Read moreHow to Create A “Realistic” Magic System

Tips for Writing Healthy Romantic Relationships

sandydragon1: Don’t base them exclusively on physical and/or sexual attraction. While these kinds of… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/179595687731

hi! i have trouble introducing secondary characters in my fics bc i always focus on the main characters. when i try to introduce them, it seems like i’m slowing down the story bc it doesn’t seem to be relevant, but i want to show the characters’ friendships and the different sides to them. how do i make the secondary characters seem more relevant to the story?

lets-get-fictional: Hiya! Thanks for your question! Lots of writers struggle with making strong secondary characters, but there’s an easy solution to this. Make them their own person. They should exist independent of the main character. Every character needs a purpose…. Read morehi! i have trouble introducing secondary characters in my fics bc i always focus on the main characters. when i try to introduce them, it seems like i’m slowing down the story bc it doesn’t seem to be relevant, but i want to show the characters’ friendships and the different sides to them. how do i make the secondary characters seem more relevant to the story?

How to Create A “Realistic” Magic System

ashmitrano: Alright before we get into this let me just say that there is a reason why “realistic”… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/179588572665

hi! i have trouble introducing secondary characters in my fics bc i always focus on the main characters. when i try to introduce them, it seems like i’m slowing down the story bc it doesn’t seem to be relevant, but i want to show the characters’ friendships and the different sides to them. how do i make the secondary characters seem more relevant to the story?

Hiya! Thanks for your question! Lots of writers struggle with making strong secondary characters,… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/179583152641

hi! i have trouble introducing secondary characters in my fics bc i always focus on the main characters. when i try to introduce them, it seems like i’m slowing down the story bc it doesn’t seem to be relevant, but i want to show the characters’ friendships and the different sides to them. how do i make the secondary characters seem more relevant to the story?

Hiya! Thanks for your question! Lots of writers struggle with making strong secondary characters,… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/179583152641

In writing. Don’t use adjectives which merely tell us how you want us to feel about the thing you are describing. I mean, instead of telling us a thing was “terrible,” describe it so that we’ll be terrified. Don’t say… Read more

There’s no such thing as a superior genre.

n-o-ramos: I write horror. And I read horror. I’m really not a fan of other genres, and I especially don’t like romance. Not for any reason other than it just isn’t what I like. I was having a discussion about… Read moreThere’s no such thing as a superior genre.

“In writing. Don’t use adjectives which merely tell us how you want us to feel about the thing you…”

“In writing. Don’t use adjectives which merely tell us how you want us to feel about the thing… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/179570121719