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Creating Marvelous Magic Systems: The 7-Stage Process for Writers
Magic can fit into nearly any fiction genre while making your story more unique and, well, YOU! So, if you're interested in adding magic to your story and your world...
Structure, Structure, Structure: How Mastering Story Structure Can Help You Write Faster, Avoid Writer's Block, and Make Your Writing Look Pro
What separates good novels from bad? What turns a page-turner into a snoozer? What turns your protagonist from someone readers deeply care about to someone they couldn...
Derek Taylor Kent
The Different Levels of "Hooks" in a Story to Keep Readers Engaged
Many writers hear the term "hook" in regards to grabbing reader attention and keeping them turning the pages. Author and editor Troy Lambert believes writers need to...
How Scenes Should be Structured in a Story
Scenes are the building blocks of stories. How scenes are structured is very important in keeping the story moving forward and maintaining a reader's interest. Per author...
The Importance of Allowing Flexibility in Your Plotting
The writing process can evolve over time as a writer gets more experienced, and this is the case for award-winning author, screenwriter, and editor Mike Robinson. Early...
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