Write well. Write often. Edit wisely.
The Magic of Fiction is a comprehensive handbook suitable for writers and editors, students and professionals.
A list of common spellings of interjections and exclamations that are often simply spoken sounds.
Ways to get writing when the words won’t flow. Writing prompts and encouragement for the writer who doesn’t know what to write next.
An overflow article for comments and questions regarding manuscript formatting.
Write hot, edit cold was advice originally given to ad writers, but it’s great advice for any writer. A look at the advantages of editing and analyzing manuscripts with a cool head and from a distance.
There are rules for numbers in fiction, but the key is consistency. Learn a few of the most common conventions for numbers.
An exploration of the omniscient POV. This is part three in a series on point of view.
Every novel writer should create at least one summary of each manuscript in the form of a synopsis. Tips for formatting your synopsis and ideas for how to approach creating one.
Simile and metaphor can enhance fiction but they can also overwhelm. Some tips for using simile and metaphor in story.
Ever thought about writing a book series? A reader asks for tips about writing a series.