Writing Tips

Has your writing stalled? The following is a list of writing resources and tips that to help get back on track.

Streamline your dialogue.

After your first draft.

Techniques for jaw-dropping dialogue.

When you need a bit of inspiration.

How to use short stories to promote your novel.

Where to begin your book.

Read this if you’re blocked.

 

Dream it, then do it.

 

To uncover the plot of your story, don’t ask what should happen, but what should go wrong. To uncover the meaning of your story, don’t ask what the theme is, but rather, what is discovered.

Characters making choices to resolve tension–that’s your plot. If your protagonist has no goal, makes no choices, has no struggle to overcome, you have no plot.

Steven James-Story Trumps Structure