Fiction Writers Character Chart to help authors to get a better grip on building characters for their novels.
On Twitter, Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats has compiled nuggets of narrative wisdom she's received working for the animation studio over the years.
Write your novel more quickly, and be creative too.
A list of some of the most common grammatical errors that routinely make it into print.
Calling all English speakers! These words are so cool they deserve to be reinstated to everyday use.
An alternate title for this post might be, "Things I Think About Writing," which is to say, these are random snidbits (snippets + tidbits) of beliefs I hold about what it takes to be a writer. I hesitate to say that any of this is exactly Zen (oh how...
13 Little-Known Punctuation Marks We Should Be UsingBecause sometimes periods, commas, colons, semi-colons, dashes, hyphens, apostrophes, question marks, exclamation points, quotation marks, brackets, parentheses, braces, and ellipses won\'t do.
You and I live on the margins of some larger organization which is itself on the margins. The place where we live has seen better days. We are not particularly happy with our status and we want to get out. There is no way to get out without mone...
writing experiments and avant garde writing techniques to inspire and cure writer's block
Always opt for simple language over the complex—unless you're dealing with one of these arcane words. Think you could work one into your copy?
Think of yourself as a member of a jury, listening to a lawyer who is presenting an opening argument. You'll want to know very soon whether the lawyer believes the accused to be guilty or not guilty, and how the lawyer plans to convince you. Readers ...
To the end of the internet and back
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you...
25 Things Writers Should Stop Doing (Right Fucking Now)