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Quite Simply Bookish: Writing: Twenty Descriptive Words to use Instead of "Sad" Essay Writing Skills, Book Writing Tips, English Writing Skills, Writing Words, Writing Ideas, Writing Help, Synonyms For Writing, Words For Writers, Writing Prompts For Writers

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So, I figured that since on Friday I wrote a book review and on Monday I wrote a fandom-oriented DIY, then today (a Wednesday) I should write about, well, writing. And what's better in writing than good word usage, a massive vocabulary, descriptive sentences? Okay, okay, fully fleshed-out characters are more important than that. A strong plot might be as well. But, still, boring word usage can ruin it all. I mean, think, if an author only ever used the word "happy"--never "joyous", never…

The Ultimate Guide To Nailing Your Character's Appearance (plus a character sketch template) Writer Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing A Novel, Writing Ideas, Writing Guide, Creative Writing Tips

How to Capture Your Character's Appearance — Well-Storied.

Writers often enjoy crafting their characters' appearances, yet just how important is appearance in the grand scheme of your story? Well, that depends. In some instances, appearance plays a large role, informing a character's struggle, defining important cultural context, lending

Go Teen Writers: How do you organize your story ideas? Go Teen Writers: How do you organize your story ideas? Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Process, Writing Quotes, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Romance

How do you organize your story ideas?

by Stephanie Morrill Stephanie writes young adult contemporary novels and is the creator of GoTeenWriters.com. Her novels include The Reinvention of Skylar Hoyt series (Revell) and the Ellie Sweet books (Playlist). You can connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and check out samples of her work on her author website including the free novella, Throwing Stones. And, we're back! Hope everyone had a great last two weeks. I know some of you got to meet Jill in Kansas City (so…

A Writers Guide to Finding Freelance Writing Jobs Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Jobs, Writing Process, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Skills, Writing Quotes, Book Quotes

How to write a book that sells: tips from a literary agent

A literary agent shares a 7 step process she uses with clients to help them write a book that sells so they can make a living from their writing!

5 Must-Dos for Creating Believable Characters In Your NaNoWriMo Novel. Character development, writing tips, writer tips. Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Process, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Ideas, Writing Guide, Writer Tips

5 Must-Dos for Creating Believable Characters

She came to you in a dream, at the dinner table, in the shower. What did she tell you? Did she speak at all? Did her looks explain everythi...

5 Essential Lessons from The Brave How to let good characters make bad choices Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Ideas, Writing Prompts, Grammar Lessons

5 Essential Lessons from The Brave

NBC recently cancelled The Brave which means, much like Haven, I was one of the few people watching it. Which is sad because it was really good. It's not on Netflix or Amazon Prime (yet – hopefully…

Reveal your character’s origin story without burying your plot or losing readers. Plus find out how to craft a unique origin story for your character! Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Process, Writing Quotes, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Courses

When and How to Introduce Your Character’s Origin Story

What’s the purpose of an origin story? How do you create a unique origin story? And most importantly, will your character’s origin story be appreciated by your readers? It will be if it…

How to Write a Novel, Show Don't Tell, Novel Writing Advice Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Words, Writing Quotes, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Prompts, Writing Worksheets

Showing and Telling in your Novel – Emalie Jacobs

One of the biggest struggles for new writers is how to show and not tell. Here is some expert advice from an experienced teller.

Don& you just love getting sucked into a good book? Let& re-create that experience for readers of our own books by writing captivating chapters. Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Process, Writing Quotes, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Creative Labs

How to Write Chapters That Captivate Readers — Well-Storied.

So, chapters. It occurred to me the other week that I’d yet to talk about them here on Well-Storied, despite the fact that I’ve been running this show for well over two years now. How could I have skipped something so crucial to the structure of a good novel? I'll be honest. For a long time, I re

What does your first chapter need? What makes a great hook? Which narrative voice should you use for your story? This and more is answered Writer Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Process, Writing Quotes, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writer Workshop

How to Write a Killer First Chapter: (AKA What Your First Chapter REALLY Needs)

What does your first chapter need? What makes a great hook? Which narrative voice should you use for your story? This and more is answered in this blog post!

Secret to Create Interesting Description How to Create Interesting Description Learn how to write a book, how to start writing a book for beginners, how to finish writing a story, and more. Writer Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Words, Fiction Writing, Writing Skills, Start Writing, Writing Workshop, Common Core Writing, Writing Fantasy

Guest Post: The SECRET to Create Interesting Description

This is THE SECRET to Create Interesting Description: learn here how to describe scenes without boring your reader to death.