sunlitsuggestions: sunrise always follows the darkest of nights, you should stay, it’s worth seeing

Do You Know How Long Your Novel Should Be?

Do You Know How Long Your Novel Should Be? How Long Should Your Novel Be? (The Definitive Answer) Text of the article pasted below! Many aspiring novelists ask themselves, “How long should my novel be?” The answer to this question… Read moreDo You Know How Long Your Novel Should Be?

relevy: My dash is officially dead! What I’m looking for (like/reblog if): Writeblrs that post about their original work not just reblog advice/other writeblrs (no offense meant at all, I just don’t need more of the same stuff). Booklrs that… Read more

mother-entropy: traumasakura: shoutout to people with simultaneously great and terrible memories. like oh yeah i remember in perfect detail that random story you told about the banana costume from a year ago but all of novemeber? completely blank. trauma brain… Read more

Tips on Writing Characters Without Faces

lostlegendaerie: so yeah, we all know that facial expressions can tell us a lot about how a character is feeling, but what if that isn’t an option? how can you make someone emote if they don’t really have standard facial… Read moreTips on Writing Characters Without Faces

Useful Writing Websites

Useful Writing Websites fictionwritingtips: I compiled most of the writing websites I’ve mentioned on my blog into one post. I find a lot of these sites useful, so hopefully they can help you out! Imagination Prompt Generator: This give you… Read moreUseful Writing Websites

So idk if you’ve ever expressed your opinion on this (I’m new :) ) but how do you feel about a 3p pov backstory at the beginning of a book (ex. the first chapter of harry potter if I remember right) I think my WIP could really benefit from it since it’s such a complicated world building piece so a explanation of how everything came to be might be more helpful than the readers learning with the MC but I know some people are like super against that so I just wanted to know your thoughts personally

writingquestionsanswered: Backstory at the Beginning of a Book Part of why this method worked with Harry Potter is because things were actually happening. It wasn’t just exposition dumped into the reader’s lap by a narrator or any number of POV… Read moreSo idk if you’ve ever expressed your opinion on this (I’m new 🙂 ) but how do you feel about a 3p pov backstory at the beginning of a book (ex. the first chapter of harry potter if I remember right) I think my WIP could really benefit from it since it’s such a complicated world building piece so a explanation of how everything came to be might be more helpful than the readers learning with the MC but I know some people are like super against that so I just wanted to know your thoughts personally

booksdirect: Reading by the window.

How to Write Any Type of Character

writingquestionsanswered: I get a lot of questions asking how to write different types of characters… how to write someone who’s good, how to write someone who’s evil, how to write someone who’s good but turns evil, how to write someone… Read moreHow to Write Any Type of Character

allsadnshit: i really want to love life wholeheartedly i want it to illuminate me 

lubricates: meatfighter: I WILL GET ANOTHER JOB I WILL GET A CAR I WILL TAKE CARE OF MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS I WILL ACCOMPLISH ALL OF MY GOALS I AM WORTHY OF LOVE I AM PATIENT I AM TOLERANT I… Read more

resonance-of-libra: Ace of Cups RX. ailithnight: I have never seen this concept so perfectly and eloquently articulated. You cannot serve from an empty vessel. theactualcluegirl: In the event of a sudden pressure change, put on your own oxygen mask before… Read more

positivityandpaperstars: wannabebandkid: oh-wikipedia: championisjustatitle: ozwinozwald: inkerdoodle: When you’re writing aND YOU CAN’T FIND THE RIGHT WORD http://chir.ag/projects/tip-of-my-tongue/ you’re welcome *reblogs for later reference* I’M IN THE MIDST OF WRITING A BOOK WHERE HAS THIS POST BEEN ALL MY LIFE YES

fangusklot: huge monstrous beings contained into a human form, but as they get excited/mad it starts to seep through 

heavyweightheart: not resilient like a beautiful flower pushing up thru concrete but resilient like an inflatable bounce back clown toy being punched repeatedly in the head by a maniacal 5 year old

emeraldbirdcollector: vr-trakowski: ofstarstuff: dumbledorably: the thing about people who are like “i don’t like tolkien that much, fantasy should move on and be better” is that i AGREE that fantasy has all the wrong holdovers from lotr. but when you… Read more

axmxz: defectivegembrain: shittycryptids: a teleporting cat. It’s just a regular housecat, but it appears in random places when you could have sworn you just saw it somewhere else that’s just a cat literally any cat

anniespositivity: When are you going to realise that you are such a precious, valuable, worthy and beautiful human being? You are one of a kind, my love. Your story matters. Everything about you is so essential – without you the… Read more

my masterlist of ‘how to life’ tips

dick-winters: Cleaning & Tidying Make your bed in the morning. It takes seconds, and it’s worth it. Reset to zero each morning.  Use the UFYH 20/10 system for clearing your shit.  Get a reed diffuser and stick it on your… Read moremy masterlist of ‘how to life’ tips

mhsawareness: heattemperedproteincylinders: decadent-trans-girl: It’s been said before, but I really despise how “gaslighting” has changed from referring to a specific domestic abuse tactic to meaning “lying but more sensationally” it’s also not “this person disagrees with me” Friendly reminder that gaslighting… Read more