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Hi! Thanks for reading! Here are my questions! 1. How do I choose a title for my novels / books? 2. How do I check my grammar if I self-publish my novels?
Dark secrets you must unearth to effectively write a horror story.
How to write a thriller story.
A review of the Novel Factory novel writing software.
Question: okay ... so ... I am changing the plot of my novel to integrate a new plot. As a part of this, I'm realizing that I need a sort of friend/companion
Question: I am writing a fantasy novel. Strangely I am having great success with all my characters EXCEPT my protagonist. In attempt to focus in on and
Romance plots you can adapt in your own writing
Planning to write a romance novel? Here's how...
Question: My character has superpowers, and she was in a group of heroes so they know, but nobody else knows. How do I reveal these powers to the new group
Proofreading your fiction stories and novels.
Fix wordiness while line editing your stories.
Line editing is the second phase of self-editing for fiction writers.
Revising your fiction writing before you attempt publication
Substantive Self-Editing for Fiction Writers
Steps to take before you revise a story.
I have just completed a novel that begins (several chapters) with one of the most famous UFO sightings. The incident took place in 1950 and the two real
Structuring the short story, using "The Lesser Evil" from The Witcher series as an example.
Question My story is about a teenage girl who keeps having flashbacks to when she was in an abusive, cultish relationship with a mysterious man she calls
Hello, I am writing my first novel the first part of which takes place in a real hotel in downtown LA. The main character has a job and office space
Question: I have two plot lines. I know which one is major and which one is secondary. Currently they both end more or less in tandem at the end of the
Question: How do I know when my character has been fully developed? How will I know when to stop adding detail before they become a mess of a character?
Question: My plot seems very shallow. It’s about a thirteen year old artist who gets sent away to an island for the summer by her parents. The reason is
hello everyone, I am writing a novel. The protagonist is Vigdis (the whole story is set in viking Norway) and she essentially flees with her secret lover,
Hi, I'm trying to write a story of an alternate universe of a world revolved around nature (Four regions known as the Springlands, Summerlands, Autumnlands,
Question: I am writing a Sci-fi story with a military group injected with a specific serum that gives them certain abilities in fighting aliens. I have
Question: I want to write a novel about the experiences of four friends living in the 1950s. Can I write a few chapters at the beginning that show their
Question: OK, so I have been writing for a while and I realized that each chapter does the same thing at the end and it took me a while to realize what
Question: Does each bit of dialogue stand separately from any descriptive narrative text that would follow it? Answer: Well, dialogue is generally separated
Question: I am writing a story from the viewpoints of three different characters, there are going to be a lot of names throughout the story and I'm unsure
Question: I'm writing a young adult novel about a boy who comes to Italy to study art for the summer and starts falling in love with the son of the host
Question: I decided to start writing short stories to improve my writing before getting back to my book and I think they are turning out really good. I
Hi I need to write a paper on psychological horror and need a clear definition. Do you have one, and from where to you have it? Sure, I can find one on
Question:What are some good strategies for pacing a storyline that covers 2 years? Answer: Not the easiest question to answer, but here are some thoughts...
Question: I plan to write a pretty long sci-fi fiction story. I spent a lot of years writing but (mostly rewriting) this story, wrote about 400 pages
Question: Can I write my story, all true, sadly horrifying, and in continuance, from the perspective of me telling a true story about someone. I would
Question: Hi, i am writing my book and I really think that the plot was generating way too fast. In about a few pages A character died but I am starting
Question: I am writing a very short story that is a work of fiction (Sci-Fi genre). In it I reference...scientific information, such as the discovery
Question: There are many important characters in my novel. That's why I use a third-person omniscient perspective. When I write a book, the events come
Question: If I am writing in the first person,is the following acceptable dialogue? What are you thinking about George? I'm just thinking how lovely
Question: Like Marrisa from Ohio, I also have a question about phone-call format. My story is also first person narration. Not all phone calls are one
Question: I'm writing a fantasy novel, and I feel like every chapter is boom, plot development or boom, here's a new important character and I want to
Dear Glen, Thanks for your novel planning book. I have written five romance books and a series of five mystery books. My first mystery is published in
Question: I wrote something but I don't know how to classify it. It's about someone who goes on telling their partner the story of their life and career,
Question: How to write the synopsis of nonlinear narrative? I also have two protoganists (in love with each other but has different story goal). To whom
Question: I'm writing a historical fiction story set in the 1800s based on real historical events. As the second draft currently stands, the protagonist
Question: In my story a character is given an antique mirror from her father. On the night of her birthday when she is asleep, she hears a voice telling
Question: How can I change the third person POV to the first person POV? to let the readers feel the scene? in one chapter? Answer: The short answer