hollys-writeblr: Creating a premise is one of the very first steps in solidifying elements of your story. It is a sentence that conveys the tone, theme, plot and characters all in one sentence. Now that sounds pretty daunting, and that’s… Read more

Hello there! I was just wondering if you have any specific advice for younger writers around the age of 13-16? Just anything you can think of, like books to read, things to practice, prompts to write, tips to keep in mind etc. Thank you for taking the time to run this blog! It’s been super helpful! Please take your time with this ask :)

justawritingaid: I did take some time to think about this and oohh boy did the advice not stop flowing to the point of where I think this might go on record for my longest Q&A answer. But that’s okay. I… Read moreHello there! I was just wondering if you have any specific advice for younger writers around the age of 13-16? Just anything you can think of, like books to read, things to practice, prompts to write, tips to keep in mind etc. Thank you for taking the time to run this blog! It’s been super helpful! Please take your time with this ask 🙂

Hello there! I was just wondering if you have any specific advice for younger writers around the age of 13-16? Just anything you can think of, like books to read, things to practice, prompts to write, tips to keep in mind etc. Thank you for taking the time to run this blog! It’s been super helpful! Please take your time with this ask :)

I did take some time to think about this and oohh boy did the advice not stop flowing to the point… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/178987678698

I have three main PoV characters, and what I was thinking of doing is to have one of them be in first person while the other two are in third person, so as to sort of hint that these two characters die at the end. Would this be a good idea, or should I just try something else?

justawritingaid: I think it has merit; I’ll just give you a run-down of how narrative POV typically works and you can apply it to your story, plus a few other things to keep in mind. First note: You say 3… Read moreI have three main PoV characters, and what I was thinking of doing is to have one of them be in first person while the other two are in third person, so as to sort of hint that these two characters die at the end. Would this be a good idea, or should I just try something else?

scribbledwriting: “Show, Don’t Tell!”: Using the Five Senses in Writing This is an extended piece to my ‘Show, Don’t tell’ post. When writing the senses, I like to imagine the scene as if I were watching a movie. It’s the… Read more

I have three main PoV characters, and what I was thinking of doing is to have one of them be in first person while the other two are in third person, so as to sort of hint that these two characters die at the end. Would this be a good idea, or should I just try something else?

I think it has merit; I’ll just give you a run-down of how narrative POV typically works and you can… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/178918827826

scribbledwriting: “Show, Don’t Tell!”: Using the Five Senses in Writing This is an extended piece…

scribbledwriting: “Show, Don’t Tell!”: Using the Five Senses in Writing This is an extended piece… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/178913805020

Seven Deadly Fight Scene Sins

howtofightwrite: Below, we’ve listed some common sins that can detract from enjoyment of a fight scene. As always, rules are made to be broken. It’s also worth understanding something, before you try though. Why Are You Thinking? We Should Be… Read moreSeven Deadly Fight Scene Sins

Seven Deadly Fight Scene Sins

howtofightwrite: Below, we’ve listed some common sins that can detract from enjoyment of a fight… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/178894083039

External vs. Internal Character, Part 2: Taking Advantage of POV

justawritingaid: One major reason to choose a written medium over a visual one is that it more clearly shows the external vs internal workings of a character. This not only allows for reader closeness, but the direct link to the… Read moreExternal vs. Internal Character, Part 2: Taking Advantage of POV

Hello there! I was just wondering if you have any specific advice for younger writers around the age of 13-16? Just anything you can think of, like books to read, things to practice, prompts to write, tips to keep in mind etc. Thank you for taking the time to run this blog! It’s been super helpful! Please take your time with this ask :)

justawritingaid: I did take some time to think about this and oohh boy did the advice not stop flowing to the point of where I think this might go on record for my longest Q&A answer. But that’s okay. I… Read moreHello there! I was just wondering if you have any specific advice for younger writers around the age of 13-16? Just anything you can think of, like books to read, things to practice, prompts to write, tips to keep in mind etc. Thank you for taking the time to run this blog! It’s been super helpful! Please take your time with this ask 🙂

External vs. Internal Character, Part 2: Taking Advantage of POV

justawritingaid: One major reason to choose a written medium over a visual one is that it more… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/178861977351

Hello there! I was just wondering if you have any specific advice for younger writers around the age of 13-16? Just anything you can think of, like books to read, things to practice, prompts to write, tips to keep in mind etc. Thank you for taking the time to run this blog! It’s been super helpful! Please take your time with this ask :)

I did take some time to think about this and oohh boy did the advice not stop flowing to the point… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/178854676272

Hello there! I was just wondering if you have any specific advice for younger writers around the age of 13-16? Just anything you can think of, like books to read, things to practice, prompts to write, tips to keep in mind etc. Thank you for taking the time to run this blog! It’s been super helpful! Please take your time with this ask :)

I did take some time to think about this and oohh boy did the advice not stop flowing to the point… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/178854676272

Make your deaths mean something

writrs: I was beta reading a book for a friend from the NaNo group where I live and during a certain part of the book, I sensed that someone in the story was going to die. I’d never read anything… Read moreMake your deaths mean something

Make your deaths mean something

writrs: I was beta reading a book for a friend from the NaNo group where I live and during a… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/178463063104

If you’re not in a group and you want to learn how to write characters in that group respectfully and realistically

shiraglassman: 1. Read media by people in the group. Fiction, nonfiction, blog posts – anything from “how my day went today” to 300-page epic adventure novels to history pamphlets. (By people in the group, not just about them. This is important.) 2…. Read moreIf you’re not in a group and you want to learn how to write characters in that group respectfully and realistically

If you’re not in a group and you want to learn how to write characters in that group respectfully and realistically

shiraglassman: 1. Read media by people in the group. Fiction, nonfiction, blog posts – anything… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/178396213362

11 Plot Pitfalls – And How to Rescue Your Story From Them

thewordriven: Source: [X]By: Laura Whitcomb We’ve all been there: basking in the glow of a finished manuscript, only to read it over and realize something is wrong with the plot. Finding ourselves unable to identify the problem only makes matters… Read more11 Plot Pitfalls – And How to Rescue Your Story From Them

11 Plot Pitfalls – And How to Rescue Your Story From Them

thewordriven: Source: [X]By: Laura Whitcomb We’ve all been there: basking in the glow of a… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/178379658822