Tag: fiction

Plot Structures for Books in a Series
Plot Structures for Books in a Series

When writing a book series, it is important to keep plot structures in mind; each book must have its own plot, a plot which is concluded within its own pages.

Short Stories Podcast: Wondering How to Fit Your Big Ideas into a Small Space?
Short Stories Podcast: Wondering How to Fit Your Big Ideas into a Small Space?

Do you have great ideas for a story, but don't have the time to write a full-length novel? Maybe you should consider writing a short story. This podcast details how to turn your ideas into a narrative for a short story, outlines what to include, and provides suggestions on how to organize your thoughts.

Short Stories: Wondering How to Fit Your Big Ideas into a Small Space?
Short Stories: Wondering How to Fit Your Big Ideas into a Small Space?

Scribendi.com's editors explain what a short story is and offer helpful tips about how to write a short story.

Ten Tips to Help You Avoid Telling Writing
Ten Tips to Help You Avoid Telling Writing

One of the most often quoted axioms is “Show, don’t tell.” The idea is to keep students from explaining the story, that is, to stop them from using telling writing and use showing writing instead. I have compiled ten tips that actually show you how to avoid telling writing.

The 7 Funniest Jane Austen Characters
The 7 Funniest Jane Austen Characters

Jane Austen may be best known for her sweeping romances, but she also wrote some hilarious characters. Here are a few of the funniest Jane Austen characters!

The Golden Rules for a Good Plot
The Golden Rules for a Good Plot

Everyone wants to know the secret behind amazing novels. Scribendi.com's editors offer five helpful plot rules that will ensure your novel has a good plot, one that will grab and keep your reader's attention.

The Plot Skeleton Podcast: How to Write a Plot Outline
The Plot Skeleton Podcast: How to Write a Plot Outline

A plot skeleton can also be called a plot outline—the structure or bare bones of a story. How to write a successful plot outline that incorporates characters, plot, and climax is the subject of this podcast.

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