November is National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month is a fun approach to novel writing. Participants begin writing on 1 November. The goal is to write a 50,000-word novel by 11:59:59 PM on 30 November. NaNoWriMo values enthusiasm and perseverance over craft. It is an opportunity for everyone who has ever…
The Hero’s Journey

The Hero’s Journey

Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. In this post, we share an infographic of The Hero's Journey, a device used by many writers when plotting their books. The Hero's Journey The Hero’s Journey is a pattern discovered in mythological stories by the American Scholar, Joseph…
10 Things To Consider When Naming Characters

10 Things To Consider When Naming Characters

Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. We have put together this list of 10 things to consider when naming characters in your books. Naming your characters is important. They are your creation and you should put some serious thought into the process. Take…

Why People Read Detective Novels

What kind of people read detective stories and why? Agatha Christie, the world’s best-selling novelist of all time, writes: Invariably, I think, the busy people, the workers of the world. Highly placed men in the scientific world, even if they read nothing else, seem to…
Creating Larger-Than-Life Characters

Creating Larger-Than-Life Characters

Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. In this post, we discuss improving your writing by creating larger-than-life characters. When you write fiction, you start with character, the heartbeat of the novel. Characters are interesting people in terrible difficulties. Readers read novels for story…
8 Points To Consider When You Name Your Book

8 Points To Consider When You Name Your Book

Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. We have put together this list of eight points to consider when you name your book. This book is your baby. The title you give it will have a life of its own. It is the first…

10 Daily Habits That Make a (Good) Writer

The following is an excerpt from A Writer’s Book of Days by Judy Reeves These ten daily habits make a (good) writer: 1. Eat Healthfully. Give your body what it really wants so it can support you. You may think it wants caffeine, sugar, or alcohol, but…