Common Mistakes

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  • How Writing for the Stage Differs from Fiction Writing and Screenwriting

    Book authors and screenwriters have some advantages over playwrights, explains author Naomi Brett Rourke. The main difference between the two groups is that when writing...
    Naomi Brett Rourke
    • Naomi Brett Rourke
  • Tips for Writing Believable Action Scenes

    Action scenes are incredibly tricky to write, and a lot hinges on them. Action sequences tend to be climax points: they are the last point of a conflict and requires...
    John Wilkerson
    • John Wilkerson
  • Moving Beyond Clichés - podcast

    Author and screenwriter Neo Edmund discusses common clichés and character flaws in comics, and how a writer can avoid them. Comics in particular have a history of...
    Neo Edmund
    • Neo Edmund
  • Moving Beyond Clichés - video

    Author and screenwriter Neo Edmund discusses common clichés and character flaws in comics, and how a writer can avoid them. In the 80s, female characters needed to...
    Neo Edmund
    • Neo Edmund
  • Know the Rules So You Can Break the Rules - podcast

    There are plenty of rules when it comes to writing, but do we always have to follow them? When is it OK to break them? Author Terry Persun explains that it’s important...
    Terry Persun
    • Terry Persun