A collection of writing advice, helpful websites, and blogs to help you hone your craft.
These are some of my favorite websites for writing advice:
Helping Writers become Authors Well written articles with very specific advice. You will learn something.
Lara Willard’s Write, Edit, Repeat I love the well-organized layout of this website. Everything is categorized by topic and easy to find.
Write on Sisters Solid advice for the beginner, written in a cozy “chatting over coffee” tone.
A list of my posts on writing advice
Revision Checklist Printable - Getting stuck in an editing loop can destroy your forward momentum. This printable revision checklist will keep you on track … Avoiding Stage Directions - In novels, “stage directions” are sections where the author begins listing a character’s visible actions without giving the thoughts or … The Magic Fix-it Scene - Adding material to your manuscript to solve a problem? The magic fix-it scene rarely works. While these scenes are intended … Scene Planning Worksheet - Scene planning worksheets will give you a simple framework to brainstorm your ideas so you will be ready when you actually … Correctly using Author Intrusion - Correctly using Author Intrusion can create another layer of storytelling to your novel, but unintentional intrusions jar the reader, create … Most Common First Page Mistakes - The first page is the introduction to your entire novel. Create an effective first page by avoiding these writing mistakes Writing a Killer First Page - The first page is the introduction to your entire novel. Follow these steps and create an opening that will draw … Motivation-Reaction Unit - Despite being decades old, Dwight Swain's motivation-reaction technique is still relevant. Every time something feels off in the prose, the …
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