Our most popular creative writing tips, tricks, and techniques for every writer from beginners to master storytellers.
Our Most Popular Creative Writing Tips
Just starting out? This list of practical tips will help you get your novel written.
Maybe the problem isn’t where you are writing, but when…
Drudge people. You see them every day. On the news. In your town. Outside your window. Perhaps, even in your own home…
No one reads a book because it has a great structure. So how do you find the right balance between structure and passion? This article will show you the way…
Here are some ideas to help you get the ideas flowing…
Here’s one way to sneak around writer’s block when it isn’t looking…
How to supercharge the power of your storytelling by tapping into the seething cauldron of creativity just below the surface of your civilized veneer.
It is the Eternal Struggle for writers: how to freely express one’s passions within the constraints of story structure. Here are a few tips for gaining the upper hand…
Rather than looking at what your story needs, turn it around to discover what you need to write that story. When you do, all manner of barriers to your creativity are removed. Read the article for complete details of this technique.
One of the most powerful opportunities of the novel format is the ability to describe what a character is thinking. Learn how to transport your readers inside a character’s mind.
Writer-Actors prefer to stand in the shoes of their characters and play the roles as they write. Writer-Directors stand outside the story and manipulate their characters to the best effect. In this article you’ll learn how to use each approach to the best advantage.
It starts with a single compromise to oneself – doing a job you hate in order to achieve something you want or putting your own art on hold to pay the bills. Find out how to rediscover your creative self.
We’ve all heard of the hero’s journey that focuses on what stories need to be complete. But consider that it is equally important to explore what authors need to complete stories.
Inspiration can be hard to find. Here are a couple of tips for freeing up frozen creative gears and busting mental log jams.
There may be a place waiting for the story you have to tell.
You’re only as good as your own talent. Get over it!
What do you do when ideas come so fast they gum up the works, and the engine of your creativity grinds to a halt?
If you know how to tap into it, your subconscious mind can infuse your story with more depth and meaning than you are consciously aware.
Yes, writing is work. Although sometimes in the thrill of inspiration the process can be an amusement park of experiences, more often it is frustration, drudgery and stress. But what to do….
All these tips are drawn from our StoryWeaver Software