Some resources from Scribophile

Just a few of the free tutorials at the Writing Academy Clichés and Their Place in ProsePassive and Active VoiceWhat Are Narrative Tenses And Why They’re ImportantCorrect Quotation Mark UsageHe Said, She Said: Dialog Tags And Using Them EffectivelyThe Show… Read moreSome resources from Scribophile

Some resources from Scribophile

Just a few of the free tutorials at the Writing Academy Clichés and Their Place in ProsePassive and Active VoiceWhat Are Narrative Tenses And Why They’re ImportantCorrect Quotation Mark UsageHe Said, She Said: Dialog Tags And Using Them EffectivelyThe Show… Read moreSome resources from Scribophile

I was writing out an idea for a story, but there are a lot of complicated twists right at the end, and even writing the idea down got me confused, and I’m worried the readers will get confused too. should I keep the twists in or take some of them out? any advice on how to write shocking twists without them being cliché? thank you!!!!

Hmm, this is an interesting dilemma! Twists have to do one thing for them to work: they have to make sense. If I re-read your book, can I see all the little things that subtly hint toward your twist? If… Read moreI was writing out an idea for a story, but there are a lot of complicated twists right at the end, and even writing the idea down got me confused, and I’m worried the readers will get confused too. should I keep the twists in or take some of them out? any advice on how to write shocking twists without them being cliché? thank you!!!!

I was writing out an idea for a story, but there are a lot of complicated twists right at the end, and even writing the idea down got me confused, and I’m worried the readers will get confused too. should I keep the twists in or take some of them out? any advice on how to write shocking twists without them being cliché? thank you!!!!

Hmm, this is an interesting dilemma! Twists have to do one thing for them to work: they have to make sense. If I re-read your book, can I see all the little things that subtly hint toward your twist? If… Read moreI was writing out an idea for a story, but there are a lot of complicated twists right at the end, and even writing the idea down got me confused, and I’m worried the readers will get confused too. should I keep the twists in or take some of them out? any advice on how to write shocking twists without them being cliché? thank you!!!!

Cliche first sentences

the-right-writing: I (verbed) my first (noun) when I was (age). I woke up to (rest of sentence). (Onomatopoeia)! (Exclamation)! There’s a saying in (place). (First name last name) was an (adjective) man. Cliche first page: (Super scary stuff happening here!)… Read moreCliche first sentences

Cliche first sentences

the-right-writing: I (verbed) my first (noun) when I was (age). I woke up to (rest of sentence). (Onomatopoeia)! (Exclamation)! There’s a saying in (place). (First name last name) was an (adjective) man. Cliche first page: (Super scary stuff happening here!)… Read moreCliche first sentences