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How to Have Stronger Character Beginnings

How to Have Stronger Character Beginnings

Your readers need to be connected to your characters, or they'll lose interest in your book. Learn to solidify that connection before it's too late.
How to Craft Emotionally Complex Characters

How to Craft Emotionally Complex Characters

Emotionally flat characters can lead to reader boredom quickly. But how does a writer create complex characters? Read this to discover exactly how.
Mystery Novel Opening: Take Charge as the Ringmaster of Your Story with a Striking Beginning

Mystery Novel Opening: Take Charge as the Ringmaster of Your Story with a Striking Beginning

The anticipation of a novel should have some of the same feeling as when you went to the circus as a child and the ringmaster began the show.
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.
Telegraphed My Ending to You*

Telegraphed My Ending to You*

In a well-written whodunit, the author provides information, clues, and so on, so that the protagonist (and the reader) can work out who the killer is.
Stop Writing A Book When These Ten Things Start Happening

Stop Writing A Book When These Ten Things Start Happening

Oftentimes, one of the hardest things to do as a writer is to stop writing, but sometimes that is precisely what you need to do to keep moving forward
Changing Your Reader’s Perspective

Changing Your Reader’s Perspective

Getting your readers to love seemingly unloveable or dislikeable characters is challenging. Learn to shift your readers from loothing to love.
The Alchemy of Emotion: 6 Key Strategies for Emotionally Affecting Fiction

The Alchemy of Emotion: 6 Key Strategies for Emotionally Affecting Fiction

An emotionally flat novel will bore your readers and will rarely get reviews. Learn to create the emotion needed to engage your audience.
5 Signs Your Characters Need More Depth

5 Signs Your Characters Need More Depth

Want to ensure that your readers are thoroughly engaged in your writing? Then one of the most important elements is the depth of the characters.
Describing a Setting

Describing a Setting

Creating a clear picture of a setting in the minds of your readers can be challenging. Explore these tips to enhance your ability to create a scene.
Writing Tips For Action Scenes

Writing Tips For Action Scenes

Action scenes captivate readers and carry them through a story. Endure that you're maximizing the potential of each action scene that you write.
Writing Good Villains

Writing Good Villains

Your story's villain is critical to creating an engaging and believable tale. Improve your antagonist's tale inside your book with these insightful pointers.