Short stories, due to their condensed nature, provide an excellent opportunity to hone our writing and editing skills. Read on for six tips to get you started on writing short stories.
This one essential tip might be just what you need to take your writing to the next level.
There are so many things that compete for our writing time, but with a strategic plan you can double or even triple your writing output! Learn how with this 5-step plan.
Your book cover is the first impression your reader will have of your book. In fact, it'll determine whether someone turns the book over (or clicks on the link) to read what it’s about, or whether they walk away.
Do you dream of becoming a published author but haven’t taken those first steps? Many successful authors have sat where you are right now. Maybe you’re unsure where to begin. Or you wonder if your writing is good enough. Those are all very normal feelings. If you have a story to tell, a character to introduce to the world, thoughts and ideas that are fighting to get out in print, then I say it’s time to begin the journey toward making your dreams come true.
As writers it is our goal to make our characters come to life on the page, because when a character is hard to imagine, it’s more difficult for the reader to care about them. Learn how to create powerful character descriptions!
As writers we’re creative and that means story ideas tend to pop up at every turn. Just sitting at stop light observing what’s happening around us could be the starting point for a complete novel! Pretty soon our brains become overpopulated with ideas until we find ourselves overwhelmed, stuck, or jumping from project to project before one is even complete.
So what can we do with all these ideas crowding our minds?