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Useful Writing Websites
I compiled most of the writing websites I’ve mentioned on my blog into one post. I find a lot of these sites useful, so hopefully they can help you out! Imagination Prompt Generator: This give you a one-sentence writing prompt that will help you come up with ideas. I think it also allows you t...
Writing Tips #168:How to Make the Reader Give A Damn.
Tips by: NaomiOriginally posted on: Confessions of an Opinionated Book Geek. Here’s the thing about Harry Potter. Sure, the magic is great, the villain frightening and the action hard to look away from. But, do you know what really made J.K. Rowling’s series sell billions of copies? We...
Writing Tips: Pacing your Story
Be aware of how syntax can affect a story.  Longer sentences that flow and offer a ton of imagery tend to be slow and at times, even lulling. Shorter sentences tend to come across as swift and brisk. Keep in mind that sentence variation is always critical in a story, but be aware of how shifting th...
Write your first draft with your heart. Rewrite with your head.
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Don’t judge it. Just write it. Don’t judge it. It’s not for you to judge it.
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Strengthening Your Character Through Personal Relationships
In most of your stories, your characters will have personal relationships that you’ll need to develop. A great way to strengthen your characters is through their personal relationships, so it’s extremely important that you spend time planning them out. Whether it’s with family, friends or significan...
Writing Tips: Imagery
If your imagery always ends up sounding as if someone is just telling the reader what’s going on, think about these tips: - Use literary devices. This just might end up being the easiest way to enhance your writing. Make sure you are familiar with literary devices, including: alliteration, met...
On Writing: Bodyguards
Has your character ever needed a bodyguard?  Yes?  Did you think that the job of a bodyguard was limited to walking next to someone while wearing sunglasses and having sexual tension/banter?  Well then, we need to talk. Bodyguarding is a regulated profession.  Technically, you don’t need to go to a...
Why am I compelled to write? Because the world I create in writing compensates for what the real world doesn’t give me.
If you have problems focusing while you write, try using ILYS. The site is coded so that you can’t see what you are writing, only the last letter, and you can’t edit anything until you get to your words goal.This means you have to focus on writing and what’s on your mind, and not t...
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