When A Character Cries

What response do you want to elicit from other characters, and readers, when someone cries in your novel? Consider the following.

115 Ways To Say Walk

Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. We have put together 115 ways to say walk for you to use in your writing. On our Writers Write course, we encourage writers to use strong, precise verbs. If you choose great verbs, you don't have…

The Top 10 Mistakes Writers Make When Self-Publishing a Book

From Digital Book World by Guy Kawasaki In twenty-five years I’ve written twelve books. The first ten were traditionally published. However, when the publisher of my book, Enchantment, couldn’t fulfill an order for 500 ebook copies, I decided to self-publish my next book, What the Plus! This experience…

Combating Writer’s Block

Advice by Genre from Tyson Adams Thriller Writers When writer’s block strikes kill someone or blow something up. Crime Writers When writer’s block strikes describe the main character getting drunk and wallowing in self pity. Mystery Writers When writer’s block strikes introduce a red herring. Romance…
How Do We Write What We Know?

How Do We Write What We Know?

How do we write what we know without writing about ourselves? Use this exercise to help you turn what you know into a useful resource for your stories.
The 10 Dos And Don'ts Of How To End Your Novel

The 10 Dos And Don’ts Of How To End Your Novel

The 10 Dos And Don'ts Of How To End Your Novel by James V. Smith Jr. Don’ts Don’t introduce any new characters or subplots. Any appearances within the last 50 pages should have been foreshadowed earlier, even if mysteriously. Don’t describe, muse, explain or philosophize. Keep description to…