We had an amazing webinar this week for our members on how to use one of the most infamous writing apps on the market: Scrivener. Here’s why we are in love
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How to find the perfect word in the Wordstorm
Looking to find the perfect word? Allow me to introduce you to the Wordstorm. This foolproof tool for writers is sure to get you past the block.
It’s National Tell a Story Day! How will you Celebrate?
It’s National Tell a Story Day! While the origin of this holiday is unknown, it’s easy enough to understand its meaning, and let’s be honest—it’s just fun!
What is ‘show, don’t tell’ and how to make it work
Beginning writers ask about this advice on every online writers’ platform, all the time. So, what exactly is show, don’t tell, and why is it so important?
Important Terms Every Poet Should Know, Part 3: Poetic Form
Knowing the terms to identify and describe poetic form will help you communicate about poetry more clearly, including your own. Here are a few important ones.
Genres vs. Tropes: Getting your novel to the right readers
How do you find your books’ target audience or even the right shelf? The first, simplest step: understand genres vs. tropes, and how they apply to your novel.
Evolution of Language & Why It’s Important to Writers
Think of the evolution of language like a gene mutation. Language is passed down from generation to generation, forever changing with time. Let’s chat about it.
Important Terms Every Poet Should Know, Part 2: Sound Devices
The right term can allow you to condense a whole thought into a single word. This week, we’re going to play with Sound Devices and how they charge your poetry.
The Writing Warm-Up: What it is and how to start
What is a writing warm-up, you may ask? Easy. Similar to any other warm-up, it’s a free-write. A word vomit. It works the writing muscle to keep it strong.
Passive Voice: What NOT to fix in your story
Did you know there are times you should KEEP passive voice in your novel, writers? Here’s how to tell the difference between what you should fix or leave be.