The Top 42 Writing Posts Of 2013


Your favourite posts were divided them into three categories: writing advice, reference and resources for writers, and general posts. We’ve also included the number of views as at 30 December 2013. Tell us which one you liked best in the comments section below.

Post Views
Creating Characters – Five Mistakes Beginner Writers Make 18 215
123 Ideas for Character Flaws 16 648
Search and Destroy 12 466
10 Essential Tips for Writing Antagonists   9 223
Sixthings alcohol taught me about writing   8 346
Why your story needs a theme   7 473
Improve your writing skills by reading different genres   7 711
Fiveinstances when you need to tell (and not show)   6 398
TheTop Five Useless Phrases in Emails   6 167
Heroesand Anti-Heroes – What’s the difference?   5 769
10 Things Aspiring Novelists Should Know   5 375
The Top 10 Reasons to Write Short Stories   5 470
Rewriting – A Checklist for Authors   4 854
What are the rules of Write Club?   4 810
The Top 10 Tips for Plotting and Finishing a Book   4 654
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Writers   4 574
Basic Plot Structure – The 5 Plotting Moments That Matter   4 366
Talk Show — How to let your characters tell their story   4 335
Plotting – 10 Basic Dos and Don’ts   4 314
Five things to do before NaNoWriMo starts   4 239
How to write great dialogue   4 003
Body Language Reference Sheet 22 712
Personality Disorders 13 003
209 Words To Describe Touch 10 233
50 Iconic Writers Who Were Repeatedly Rejected   8 511
10 Famous Authors Who Used Pen Names   6 331
Nine Writing Jobs   6 664
17 Authors Being Honest   6 228
The Writing Habits of 31 Famous Authors   5 232
51 Grammatical Terms Explained   4 818
Writers of Substance (Abuse)   4 318
The 12 Common Character Archetypes   4 310
Synonyms for 95 Commonly Used Words   4 270
The Top 10 Literary Quotes About Coffee 18 631
How to survive a relationship with a writer 12 088
November is NaNoWriMo   8 811
Banned Books Week – The 10 most challenged titles of 2012   6 834
What if Emily Dickinson attended a writing workshop?   5 854
The Top 20 Literary Quotes About Short Stories   4 606
Writers Write Reviewers Choose Their Top Books of 2013   4 584
Short Story Competitions   4 579
November is When Your Novel Happens   4 343
 
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