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What Makes a Good Plot?

What Makes a Good Plot?

Looking to ensure that your story has a plot that pulls readers in and makes them need to turn the page? Discover three critical elements you need.
How to Outline Your Crime Novel: Modifying the Hero's Journey

How to Outline Your Crime Novel: Modifying the Hero's Journey

Crime fiction is one of the most popular and best-selling genres. When you want to hook your readers into your story, consider following this method.
Character Arcs

Character Arcs

Character arcs are a powerful tool that a writer can develop to pull the reader through the story and keep them connected to specific characters.
Why a Smart Story Location Matters--and How It's about a Lot More Than Setting

Why a Smart Story Location Matters--and How It's about a Lot More Than Setting

Learn how developing the locations where your book can help your readers better connect with your characters and understand what's happening in your story.
5 Ways to Keep Your Protagonist Proactive

5 Ways to Keep Your Protagonist Proactive

A passive protagonist who doesn't move the story along really isn't a protagonist at all. Get your main character motivated with these great tips.
7 Tips to Writing Character Biographies

7 Tips to Writing Character Biographies

Wondering how to create great character biographies to help you plan and understand your character? Check out these 7 tips to get your characters organized.