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starlightmoodboards: books/ice + demisexual colors for @writeinspiration ~requests are open! This is so awesome that it makes me want to speak French!! J’ADORE!!! It’s better than I could have imagined!! Thank you so much. <3 Send some love and requests… Read more

amandaonwriting: Quotable – Hermann Hesse Find out more about the author here “Without words, without writing, and without books, there would be no history. There could be concept of humanity.” ~Hermann Hesse

I like to get ten pages a day, which amounts to 2,000 words. That’s 180,000 words over a three-month span, a goodish length for a book — something in which the reader can get happily lost, if the tale is… Read more

hiiiii! I’m currently outlining my story and I have a lot of characters that I don’t think do anything for the plot or many characters that do the same thing that one character could do. Do you have any tips on how I could figure out whether or not to keep them? Thanks.

heywriters: Save them for another story or sequel, otherwise, kill your darlings. From experience as a reader and writer, redundant and interchangeable characters in a story will confuse the reader and reduce the impact of your lead roles. Find a… Read morehiiiii! I’m currently outlining my story and I have a lot of characters that I don’t think do anything for the plot or many characters that do the same thing that one character could do. Do you have any tips on how I could figure out whether or not to keep them? Thanks.

hiiiii! I’m currently outlining my story and I have a lot of characters that I don’t think do anything for the plot or many characters that do the same thing that one character could do. Do you have any tips on how I could figure out whether or not to keep them? Thanks.

heywriters: Save them for another story or sequel, otherwise, kill your darlings. From experience as a reader and writer, redundant and interchangeable characters in a story will confuse the reader and reduce the impact of your lead roles. Find a… Read morehiiiii! I’m currently outlining my story and I have a lot of characters that I don’t think do anything for the plot or many characters that do the same thing that one character could do. Do you have any tips on how I could figure out whether or not to keep them? Thanks.

A writer caught reading can legitimately say, ‘I’m working.’ Because every sentence we read informs the sentences we write. Every word picture we linger over helps expand our skill at creating gripping analogies, metaphors, similes. Every page we turn develops… Read more

A writer caught reading can legitimately say, ‘I’m working.’ Because every sentence we read informs the sentences we write. Every word picture we linger over helps expand our skill at creating gripping analogies, metaphors, similes. Every page we turn develops… Read more

A short story is the ultimate close-up magic trick – a couple of thousand words to take you around the universe or break your heart. Neil Gaiman (via writingbonesblog)

A short story is the ultimate close-up magic trick – a couple of thousand words to take you around the universe or break your heart. Neil Gaiman (via writingbonesblog)

The books a writer reads are so important; they form a compost bed beneath the rosebushes of her own writing. Ben Dolnick  (via psliterary)

The books a writer reads are so important; they form a compost bed beneath the rosebushes of her own writing. Ben Dolnick  (via psliterary)

lymantriidae: hey if ur cis and thinking about writing a trans character read this Read More Many people of marginalized genders and orientations are outed against their will. As a writer, you have control over that. Yes, your characters can… Read more

lymantriidae: hey if ur cis and thinking about writing a trans character read this Read More Many people of marginalized genders and orientations are outed against their will. As a writer, you have control over that. Yes, your characters can… Read more

Writing Prompt

Empty space on a bookshelf.

Writing Prompt

Empty space on a bookshelf.

“An effective story grabs your gut, tightens your throat, makes your heart race and your lungs pump, brings tears to your eyes or an explosion of laughter to your lips.” ~Christopher Vogler -LiteraryLightbox.com

“An effective story grabs your gut, tightens your throat, makes your heart race and your lungs pump, brings tears to your eyes or an explosion of laughter to your lips.” ~Christopher Vogler -LiteraryLightbox.com

Writing Prompt

You find an ancient book.

Writing Prompt

You find an ancient book.