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Sci-fi and fantasy ghostwriter, Mark Anthony Tierno, divulges his tips on world-building.
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Learn how published author, Lauren A. R. Masterson uses cultural knowledge to enhance her writing.
I’ve noticed that out of the many avenues of character development, one is constantly overlooked by new writers. Culture. Now […]
Of course you want your dialogue to feel natural and realistic, but how do you do it? Here is a list of common mistakes to avoid when crafting your dialogue.
Too often, I find myself reading manuscripts from writers who fall into the trap of creating characters or character interactions […]
Last week, we discussed techniques to use when describing your characters. I’ve already suggested that knowing your characters will aid […]