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Plot Resolution: Bringing Your Plot to a Good Resolution
Plot Resolution: Bringing Your Plot to a Good Resolution

If you already have a plot outline and are in the process of writing your story, you need to consider how you are planning on ending your novel. Remember our mantra: a plot is a complication followed by a plot resolution.

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.

Plural Possessives Podcast: Does that little apostrophe get you every time?
Plural Possessives Podcast: Does that little apostrophe get you every time?

Do you struggle with plural possessives? If so, don't feel bad; you're not alone! Knowing when and where to add the apostrophe to possessives can be tricky. Further complicating matters is that the correct usage sometimes looks and sounds wrong. We hope that by the end of this podcast, you'll have a better grasp of plural possessives and how and when to use them. In this podcast, our editors discuss plural possessives and how to use them correctly.

Pre-writing Podcast: Having Trouble Putting Words on the Page?
Pre-writing Podcast: Having Trouble Putting Words on the Page?

Authors have their own writing habits, and sometimes they can be slightly odd-they may have to write first thing in the morning, only late at night, or never on Tuesdays! When asked, every author will offer different advice about how to begin the pre-writing process. What is pre-writing, you ask? We explain the pre-writing process in this podcast.

Punctuation Marks
Punctuation Marks

In “Understanding Punctuation,” we covered some of the most common punctuation marks used in English writing. Now, let’s look at a few more punctuation marks in further detail.

Selecting a Thesis Committee
Selecting a Thesis Committee

In this article in our Dissertation/Thesis Writing Series, we discuss how to select a thesis committee. The selection of the thesis committee is one of the most important decisions you will make during your career as a dissertation author and PhD student.

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.

Square Brackets, Curly Brackets, Angle Brackets, Oh My!
Square Brackets, Curly Brackets, Angle Brackets, Oh My!

This article discusses the proper uses of square brackets, curly brackets and angle brackets. Brackets are actually more complex than most people realize!

Steps to Writing a Great Persuasive Essay Podcast
Steps to Writing a Great Persuasive Essay Podcast

Have you been assigned a persuasive essay to write, but aren't sure where to begin? Listen to this podcast to learn what a persuasive essay is and how to write one.

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