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How to Write a Book
Want to learn how to write a book? Check out this comprehensive list of resources for novel writing (like outlining, plot, character development, and more).
What is Exposition in Plot [& 5 Tips to Nail It]
Exposition is the introduction of the plot. Learn 5 tips to nail it, plus check out exposition examples from modern fiction, and get writing exercises!
3 Types of Creative Writing Prompts (for Adults!)
Check out these 12 creative writing prompts for adults. There are three types of prompts: visual, character & plot. Beat writers block & practice writing!
Writing a Superb Skeptic Character
Everything you need to know about the skeptic character, including 2 essential roles. With skeptic examples from modern fiction. Plus writing exercises!
Scrivener Review: The Best Writing Tool!
Scrivener is an amazing tool for writers. Learn 7 reasons that Scrivener beats any other writing tool out there. Click now for a full Scrivener review!
What is the Resolution of a Story?
What is the resolution of a story? It’s what lets your reader what happens next – wrap it up or leave them wondering? See modern examples & get exercises!
How to Start a Novel: Hook Your Reader
How to start a novel that people will want to read? With an excellent hook! Learn the 4 elements of an effective hook. See modern examples & get exercises.
Writing a Worthy Mentor Archetype Character
The mentor archetype can be an important character in your novel. Learn 8 qualities of a worthy mentor, see modern examples & get writing exercises!
The SNOW WHITE Story [Grimm Version & Modern Adaptations]
SNOW WHITE Summary & Grimm version. SNOW has been inspiring storytellers for centuries. See 5 modern adaptations and use SNOW as inspiration for your work!
What is a Sidekick? [4 Qualities & 7 Roles]
What is a sidekick? The character right there with the protagonist. Learn about 4 qualities & 7 roles your sidekick can play. See examples & get exercises!
3 Types of Horror Writing Prompts (Be Creative!)
Horror is a popular genre of novel. Check out these 12 horror writing prompts (3 different types: visual, plot, & character). Have fun & be terrifying!
How to Write Rising Action in Fiction [4 Roles]
Rising action is a crucial part of your novel. Learn about the 4 ways it works, see modern fiction examples, and get writing exercises. See it now!
How to Write a Love Interest in Your Story
Learn 3 types of love interest & 5 qualities a love interest should have. See examples of how to write a love interest in a story & get practice exercises.
How to Write Falling Action [4 Essential Elements]
Falling action is an important part of your novel. Learn about the 4 essential elements, see modern fiction examples, and get writing exercises. See it now!
37 Gifts for Writers (That They Actually Want!)
Need to buy gifts for writers? Check out this list of 37 awesome gift ideas (with no books, journals, or mugs)! Find something your writer will love!
Developing Strong Character Relationships in Your Novel [8 Types]
There are 8 different types of character relationships. Get 3 tips for writing successful character relationships, plus examples & writing exercises.
3 Types of Daily Writing Prompts (Be Creative!)
Staring at a blank page? Want to practice & improve your writing? Ready to warm-up before starting your own writing? A daily writing prompt is the answer!
How to Write the Climax of a Story
The CLIMAX of a story is its biggest moment. Learn the 4 elements of a climax with modern fiction examples. Plus prompts & exercises to improve your writing
How to Write an Antagonist (readers will love to hate) [with Examples]
Everything you need to know about 4 types of antagonist & tips for writing them. With antagonist examples from modern fiction. Plus writing exercises!
THE WRONG SIDE OF GOODBYE Review & Analysis
THE WRONG SIDE OF GOODBYE review & analysis of this bestseller. Examples of writing skills used, publication details plus prompts & exercises.
WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Book Review & Analysis
WATER FOR ELEPHANTS book review & analysis of this bestseller. Examples of writing skills used, publication details plus prompts & exercises.
THE SYMPATHIZER Review & Analysis
THE SYMPATHIZER review & analysis of this award-winning novel. See reviews, examples of writing skills used, publication details plus prompts & exercises.
Master the Inciting Incident Today!
The Inciting Incident is when a novel goes from setup to stuff happening. Master it today with prompts, exercises, and modern fiction examples.
SYCAMORE ROW Review & Analysis
SYCAMORE ROW review & analysis of this bestseller. Examples of writing skills used, publication details plus prompts & exercises.
Genres of Books Guide [Including Genre Examples & Novel Word Counts]
The top 10 Genres of Books, including genre examples and novel word counts. Can you ignore genre or write in multiple genres? Learn why genre matters.