What's the most unique novel you've ever read? Here's three you may not have heard of but might want to check out sometime.
No matter how much it pains you, sometimes you just need to kill your darlings. You know, the sentences and paragraphs you love, but know they aren't needed in your story. Here's how and when you should get rid of them.
Whether you are hired as a copy editor or a proofreader on a project or you’re revising your own work, you want to make sure you don’t miss anything. Here are 26 important items you should check when copy editing and proofreading your manuscript.
Becoming a successful writer is hard, but following these five rules with make the process much easier.
As writers, we want to create original work that readers can't put down. Unfortunately, there are a lot of common mistakes a writer can make that'll sabotage their work. Lucky for you, we have some tips on how to avoid such a fate.
Words have great power. Here are some examples to make sure you're getting the most of of your vocabulary.
Here's a quick list of the top ten mistakes writers make and the easy ways to fix them.
If you are planning on self-publishing, these tips will help you get the most out of your final product.
Spencer Church gives us his opinion on why he thinks comic book TV shows are better than their movie counterparts.
Pushing your characters to their limits is essential for creating growth. But doing so can also drastically change their behavior, which might create some unbelievable scenarios. With these two simple ways, you can avoid those unrealistic plot holes.
Since it's the season of gift giving, we decided to share our three favorite writing related gifts. We think you'll enjoy these.
There are multiple reasons why a reader might stop reading a novel. Among those are poor writing, Unbelievable plot, unlikable main characters, and the story being too slow and or […]
Here's a detailed list by Almond Press of literary magazines and writing journals accepting submissions.
In this opinion piece, DPW comic book guy Spencer Church gives us his take on the best way to watch superhero movies.
Never cheat your audience. Give them an ending that satisfies. A happy ending is a matter of opinion, though, because what makes a happy ending is different for everyone. This means you don't need to rely on old happy ending tropes to tell a good finale to your story.
Seeking out a literary agent can be scary and daunting, but it doesn't need to be complicated. Do these six things to get your best chance at scoring a literary agent.