Authors

5 Common Character Archetypes in Literature

Certain character types appear in literature from all time periods and all countries. This article looks at five of the most common character archetypes and gives examples from well-known literature to help you identify them and adapt them in your own writing. Continued...


Three Signs You're an Ellipses Junkie

Scribendi.com explains how to (not) use ellipses. Continued...


What Is Copy Editing?

Scribendi.com's editors answer the question, "What is copy editing?" and explain why copy editing is necessary to ensure that your writing is the best it can be. Continued...


Five Times the Books Were Better

A Scribendi.com editor's take on the book vs. film conundrum! Continued...


9 Great Tools to Help with the Writing Process

Writing isn't always easy. Okay, it's almost never easy. These 9 resources can help you overcome the challenges of the writing process and achieve your literary goals. Continued...


The 15 Best Book Blogs to Read in 2015

Whether you're a reader or a writer, these 15 book blogs can give you just the inspiration and information you need! Continued...


A Glossary of Fiction Writing Terms

Whether you're an author learning these terms for the first time or you're just trying to remember a word (I know—it's on the tip of your tongue!), Scribendi.com's fiction writing glossary is here to help. Continued...


Are You a Writer?

Scribendi.com explains how to know if you're a writer. Continued...


A Day in the Life of an Author

Being an author is great, but it doesn't always go the way we plan . . . Continued...


How to Be an Aspiring Author Forever

Many people want to become authors, but dreaming it and doing it are two very different things. Here's a list of things you should do if you want to remain an aspiring author forever. Continued...




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