What Is Your Writing Element? Air, Earth, Water Or Fire?

What Is Your Writing Element? Air, Earth, Water Or Fire?

Which element dominates the stories you write and read? The Four Elements Air (Mystery) Earth (Setting) Water (Character) Fire (Happenings) Your choice reflects your passion. Whichever element is strongest in your story is the one you should concentrate on writing. This does not mean you…

How To Use Punctuation In Dialogue

This is sometimes confusing for writers. However, it is easy to use inverted commas/quotation marks correctly. It is a poor reflection of your writing skills if you get it wrong. Ways to Denote Dialogue Single inverted commas/quotation marks Double inverted commas/quotation marks The dash Nothing…
Secrets Of A Memoirist

Secrets Of A Memoirist

Are you thinking about writing a memoir? Do you think you have a story that is interesting enough to write and one that people will want to read? Here are some secrets of a memoirist for you to consider. Secrets Of A Memoirist Write To…
The 5 Best Ways To Include Prologues

The 5 Best Ways To Include Prologues

What is a prologue? According to Literary Devices: "The prologue, Greek prologos (meaning: before word), is an opening of a story that establishes the setting and gives background details. Generally speaking, the main function of a prologue tells some earlier story and connects it to the…

Because Here We Are Now. Entertain Us.

Kurt Cobain understood this way back in the nineties when his brain, at least, was still intact. Well, as intact as the brain of a heroin junkie can be. Apologies to any junkie I might offend. We scoff and say it’s junk, ignoring the fact…
123 Ideas For Character Flaws

123 Ideas For Character Flaws

Use this post from Writers Write, your one-stop writing resource, to explore 123 ideas for character flaws. Use them for the characters in your books. Pay special attention to creating the four main characters in your novels. Great characters have good and bad traits. They…