Write with purpose: 7 ways to keep drafts focused

As in memorable music where each note feels carefully considered, many great books have a strong…

Generating ideas for stories: 7 fun ways

When you’re stumped, generating ideas for stories may turn out to be surprisingly easy. Try these…

World building tips: Writing engaging settings

World building tips often focus on fantastical genres such as fantasy and sci-fi, because they involve…

What makes a plot intriguing? 6 ideas

What makes a plot keep you turning pages? Plot has many moving parts. Incidents and elaborations,…

Your writing process: 7 habits for success

The writing process is often spoken about in near-mystical terms. Sit in the right chair, at…

How do you start a chapter in a novel? 10 examples

How do you start a chapter in a novel to hook your reader and structure your…