The inciting incident is the event that forces the character to action. It is the one event that sets him on his path. Make sure yours is up to the task
Hooks versus themes.The difference between theme and hook can be confusing. Learn what they are and why your story needs them.
Scene planning worksheets will give you a simple framework to brainstorm your ideas so you will be ready when you actually have time to write.
Trying to sneak backstory into your dialogue rarely works. Fortunately, there is a better way
Correctly using Author Intrusion can create another layer of storytelling to your novel, but unintentional intrusions jar the reader, create distance and make your writing sound amateurish
Common mistakes that will ruin your opening chapter and how to fix them.
“Show don’t tell” is probably the most commonly given advice in writing. So why is it so important?