I have delved into my old notebooks, and my old unconscious, and I bring you the fruits of my labours! Here are 100 story ideas you can steal right now. Write a story about… A character with an addiction who discovers that they’re someone else’s addiction. A historical character who travels to the present day…

100 Story Ideas

I have delved into my old notebooks, and my old unconscious, and I bring you the fruits of my labours! Here are 100 story ideas you can steal right now. Write a story about… A character with an addiction who discovers that they’re someone else’s addiction

Jung's 12 character archetypes: Plan your characters.

Character Archetypes: Enriching your Novel's Cast

Jung's 12 character archetypes - learn more about writing great characters. {These are very interesting to look at, compare, and of course try to mix up!

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The Case For Blurring the Lines Between Good and Evil

When I struggled to identify what made for a meaningful Good vs. Evil theme, I turned to The Dark Knight to deconstruct how Batman delivered his complex brand of ethics. Now we are going to use what we learned as a framework for analyzing the same theme

Different ways to say Said

Linky & Printables

Funny pictures about The word 'said' is dead. Oh, and cool pics about The word 'said' is dead. Also, The word 'said' is dead.

It happens to the best of us. Mid-drafting-marathon, or mid-Nanowrimo, your plot ideas can turn stale. But I've got your back, lionheart. Read on for 50 plot twists. One of 'em is sure to save your bacon. | lucyflint.com

Fifty Plot Twist Ideas for Your Work-In-Progress!

It happens to the best of us. Mid-drafting-marathon, or mid-Nanowrimo, your plot ideas can turn stale. But I've got your back, lionheart. Read on for 50 plot twists.

Describe hands well - read examples from Steinbeck and others.

How to Describe Hands: 6 Ways to Make Characters Real

Describe hands well - read examples from Steinbeck and others. - Tap the link to shop on our official online store! You can also join our affiliate and/or rewards programs for FREE!

10 Fantasy Cliches and Ideas to Change Them

10 Fantasy Clichés and Ideas to Change Them

Walk into any book store, and you will find shelves and shelves of fantasy books. But the same clichés run through most of them, and many are so predictable that you only have to read the back cove…

Villain(ess) - 39 Motivations. To write the next Great American novel, you need a great villain. But villains are tricky. What motivates a person to be so evil? Why should I believe in your villain? Click through to get more on each motivation and learn to create an enduring villain(ess) like Cruella de Ville or Darth Vader. http://www.darcypattison.com/revision/villain-motivations/

39 Villain Motivations

39 Villain Motivators ~ Jump starters to get your creativity and imagination flowing. Each motivator presented with a statement from the villain(ess)'s POV to help clarify the motivator.

Showing vs. Telling Writing Anchor Chart!

Show, Don't Tell: A FREE Writing Lesson

One of my all-time favorite writing topics focuses on writing showing sentences instead of telling sentences. The anchor chart below highlights the difference between a showing sentence and a telling

You may like to develop your character in detail before you begin writing your story, or you may just start writing and see where the story takes you. Either way, you need narrative opportunities to show the reader what stuff your character is made of, and these scene ideas can fit almost anywhere in your…

30 Scene Ideas for Character Development

You may like to develop your character in detail before you begin writing your story, or you may just start writing and see where the story takes you. Either way, you need narrative opportunities to show the reader what stuff your character is made of, an

Terror. Disgust. I don't really know. It's kind of a toss up when you wake up covered in blood.

Writing Prompt #34

Would you like to know what made it all worse? As I looked at blood stained clothing I realized that none of the blood was mine.

#amWriting | 44 Inspiring Songs To Listen To While You Write

44 Perfect Songs To Listen To While You Write

Got a long writing stint ahead of you? Check out this great listing of songs to keep you in the writing mindset.

Can you do it? I shall attempt it as long as my hands will allow me to type. #writerswrite

12 Short Stories is a writing challenge to help you conquer the blank page, a place to kick procrastination butt and to create a body of … Continue reading →

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