10 Ways To Get Out Of Writer’s Rut

I don't believe in Writer's Block. I believe writers simply get stuck when they’re writing. There are many reasons why this happens. At Writers Write, we always encourage writers to plot their book before they start writing. You need to know where you’re going before…

3 Simple Ways To Show And Not Tell

Telling is sometimes called using a summary mode. It should be used sparingly because it distances the reader from the viewpoint character’s goals and actions. It is mostly better to show rather than tell. 1.  Avoid using abstract words when you describe a person.  Don’t…

Underlying Emotions

Feelings extrapolated - The roots of your characters’ emotions. If you want to learn how to write a book, join our Writers Write course.

Six Compelling Antagonists

The Immoral Antagonist This is easily the most popular form of antagonist. The bad guy is one readers will have no trouble hating. He is usually set in clear contrast against the good-guy hero. The lines are drawn in varying shades of black and white,…

8 Words To Avoid When You Write

by Rob D. Young From LitReactor 1. “Suddenly” “Sudden” means quickly and without warning, but using the word “suddenly” both slows down the action and warns your reader. Do you know what’s more effective for creating the sense of the sudden? Just saying what happens. I…