Strategies, tools, tips, and techniques to help you master the art of fiction writing

How to Be an Extraordinary Critique Partner critique partners revising

Working with critique partners may require some vulnerability from each writer involved, but the benefits of such a relationship are numerous.

In addition to getting feedback that can make your work the best it can be, learning how to give constructive feedback to others can also help...

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How to Write an Action Scene drafting revising

Action scenes are an absolute treat when they’re done well. They can speed up pacing, provide huge advances in the plot, and push characters to their physical and emotional limits.

When action scenes are not done well, however, they can actually make the story drag, causing the reader to...

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5 Strategies for Writing Vibrant Settings drafting revising worldbuilding

When crafting a story, we usually focus on our characters and how they evolve as they grow and change throughout our carefully crafted plots. The setting can be overlooked (with no sense of the story's world) or overcooked (when it feels like you’re reading a travel guide instead of a...

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