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