When you want to make your writing more powerful, cut out words you don't need--such as the 10 included in this post
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25 Ways To Fuck With Your Characters (Or, "Building Conflict One Cruelty At A Time")
Check out this blog post by Nathan Bransford, the author of JACOB WONDERBAR AND THE COSMIC SPACE KAPOW
Write a letter to your future self and read the public (but anonymous) letters from others
An exploration of scale and levels of detail. How much or little is contained within the tiniest, most ordinary of moments.
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Character, Plot, Conflict, Idea, and Prompt Generators for Fiction Writers
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?
Seen a lot of folks giving advice to so-called "aspiring" writers these days, so, I figured what the hell? Might as well throw my dubious nuggets of wisdom into the stew. See if any of this tastes right to you.
Remember as you add ideas that you are writing a story. Things that make both quests and novels interesting are falsities, Imagery, and most importantly options. Players can't just play along to what you say they should do. If they don't want to go e...