Articles: Authors

30 Days with Scrivener: Scribendi Reviews Scrivener Book Writing Software
30 Days with Scrivener: Scribendi Reviews Scrivener Book Writing Software

Scrivener book writing software allows authors to organize their ideas, structure their research, and write with ease. In this article, Scribendi reviews this useful tool, outlining some of its pros and cons.

5 Common Character Archetypes in Literature
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.

Three Signs You're an Ellipsis Junkie
Three Signs You're an Ellipsis Junkie

How to (not) use ellipses.

What Is Copy Editing?
What Is Copy Editing?

What is copy editing? Scribendi explains what copy editing is and why it is necessary for your writing.

Five Times the Books Were Better
Five Times the Books Were Better

The book vs. film conundrum!

9 Great Tools to Help with the Writing Process
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.

The 17 Best Book Blogs to Read in 2017
The 17 Best Book Blogs to Read in 2017

Whether you are a reader or a writer, these book blogs can give you just the inspiration and information you need.

A Glossary of Fiction Writing Terms
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!), our fiction writing glossary is here to help.

Are You a Writer?
Are You a Writer?

How to know if you are a writer.

A Day in the Life of an Author
A Day in the Life of an Author

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