Gender is a complex thing, and writing a character whose gender is different than yours can seem a daunting task.
This may come as a shock, but writers don’t always agree.
In the beginning, a human told a story, and another human said it was not good.
Have you heard of this thing called literary fiction?
Renshaw's wordcraft is clumsy, but at least it isn't boring.
But soft, what podcast through yonder feed breaks?
This narrative premise is challenging but wonderfully creative.
A story’s environment is vitally important, but how do we describe it?
Making your protagonist a relatable underdog is a great way to encourage your audience to bond with them.
Writing and roleplaying are vastly different mediums.
Last year, Handbook for Mortals by Lani Sarem cheated its way to the top of the New York Times YA bestseller list.
Using a villain's point of view can do more harm than good.
If you want your words to sound captivating, borrow tricks from a poet.
Much has been made of these rules. Do they live up to the hype?
Six ways your story might grow grating for an audiobook listener's ears.
Beta readers can give valuable insights on early drafts—if you and they know how to get it.