If you’re one of the majority of writers who could use a little more guidance than to “just do what works” when writing story openings, here are a few strategies for you.
Often, when writers want to learn a new skill or level up in one they’ve already cultivated, they’ll turn to re-reading a book they loved to dissect the inner workings and gain a better understanding of how a certain craft is done well.
Whether you’re writing historical fiction, a YA contemporary novel, or anything in between, these three tips can help take your research from strenuous to exciting, all while enhancing your storytelling.
There’s a lot more to painting a memorable scene than simply constructing a solid foundation. With that in place, learn how to start layering substance on top of that groundwork.
With Jessica’s help, discover the basic foundation you need to lay in order to paint memorable scenes.
First and foremost, thanks to all who submitted to our July Worldbuilding Contest! We enjoyed reading each and every piece. Due to popular demand, we ….
As an ocean science educator, I am going to teach you how to use the guidelines that nature has already provided to create your very own fantastical creature. The first rule to remember is that organisms adapt and develop characteristics based on their environment.
There are so many worldbuilding questions out there to help you “flavor” your novel, most of which you’ve heard before or already thought of, right? Well, not these. Let’s get into it.