Do You Dream of Being a Famous Author? (8 Tips)

Famous Author

How to fulfill your dream of becoming a famous author. Are you struggling to write your novel? As writers, we all want to unlock the secret of writing a best-selling novel and becoming a famous author. To be honest this post only covers the basics. But we all know, we must start with the basics. Read More »

Write Unforgettable Villains (The Formula)

An unforgettable villain is an absolute necessity for a insanely popular novel. The stronger your villain the more powerful your story. Do you want to write an insanely popular novel? Then this post is for you. We all know, every great story requires conflict. Villains are a fantastic catalyst for conflict. So you should put Read More »

Become a Self-Editing Fiction Expert

self editing fiction expert

Self-Editing Fiction Should be Fun I know you are probably wondering; how I can say self-editing is fun? Think about it, you are writing because you are creative. Self-editing fiction should be as creative as original writing. I don’t know how many times John and I have edited our books. We have spent more time Read More »

Writing Magic with Words

writers magic with words

     Every Writer Can Make Magic With Words Like a magician we must learn our craft. Creative writing is like dealing in magic. We create something from nothing with the flick of our wrist and nimble fingers. Our greatest achievement is to create moments that take our audience’s breath away.

Ask,78 Words to Use Instead (Write Killer Speech Tags)

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                Why Use Dialog? Writers have two ways to tell a story: Dialog and Narrative (prose). Narrative can quickly become boring. It’s astonishing how much better your story will sound in dialog. Strive to include some dialog on every page. Using alternate words for ask will spice up Read More »

50 Words to NEVER Use Instead of Said plus 240 Words to Use

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Yes, there really are 50 words writers use all the time instead of said. Words that should never be used to replace said. This common mistake by new writers, need not be a mistake you make. Find out what these words are and why you should never use them.   Writing effective, compelling dialog is Read More »