5 Things To Avoid When Writing Romantic Relationships

Ahh, romance. Not only is it a massively popular genre of its own, it’s also an extremely common element in… Source: 5 Things To Avoid When Writing Romantic Relationships

5 Key Questions To Ask About Character Motivations

Creating compelling characters is perhaps the most important aspect of fiction writing. Previously, we’ve explored the processes of crafting believable characters,… Source: 5 Key Questions To Ask About Character Motivations

Judge Yourself Less, Trust Yourself More, and Write Better Stories – Helping Writers Become Authors

There’s a dark side to creativity—one we don’t always like to talk about. And that dark side can be encapsulated in two words: writing perfectionism. Source: Judge Yourself Less, Trust Yourself More, and Write Better Stories – Helping Writers Become Authors (via K. M. Weiland)

Writer’s Edit – 6 Top Tips For Dealing With Criticism Of Your Writing

As a writer, you’ll hear feedback about your work in many different contexts. Notes from your editor; comments from beta readers or writing group buddies; reviews from readers… There are so many avenues for responses to your writing – and not all of those responses are going to be positive. (Read More…)

Mad and Dead: Monstrous Women, Transgressive Sexuality, and Postmodern Paranoia

I have a couple of posts coming up that talk about different aspects of my trip to Transylvania for the International Vampire Film and Arts Festival (IVFAF). For now, please to enjoy the PowerPoint of the paper I presented for the academic conference. I’ll be submitting the full paper for publication. Mad and Dead

5 Must-Try Writing Techniques For Fiction Authors – Writer’s Edit

We’ve put together an easy-to-follow round-up of different writing techniques you might like to try out in the search for that perfect routine. Click here to learn more! Source: 5 Must-Try Writing Techniques For Fiction Authors – Writer’s Edit

How To Find And Fix Plot Holes In Your Novel – Writer’s Edit

Plot holes. We all know what they are: inconsistencies or gaps that defy logic in stories. And we all know they’re entirely undesirable when it comes to writing a good novel. Plot holes diminish the plausibility of a story and can have a huge effect on the way that story is viewed by readers. YourContinue reading “How To Find And Fix Plot Holes In Your Novel – Writer’s Edit”