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Missed Opportunities With Dialogue, Action Tags, and the Editing Process
After being a college writing teacher and freelance editor for many years, author Leah McNaughton Lederman has a lot of experience reviewing and editing the work of...
Leah McNaughton Lederman
Things to be Aware of When Introducing Magic in Fantasy Stories
Magic is a common feature in fantasy stories. Per author Chrome Oxide, there is a right way and a wrong way to present magic in a story. If you are giving your characters...
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
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...
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...
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