Category Archives: Creativity

Representation in Fiction: How to Write Characters Whose Experiences Are Outside of Your Own

Writing only what you know can be a very limiting dictate, especially when it comes to writing fiction. So much of what seeks to pour out of our brains is outside our experience. Award-winning writer Diana Pho suggests some tools to assist us in writing outside our experience(s) and doing it well.


Writing Tips: How To Find And Capture Ideas For Your Novel

Trying to quantify the generation and capture of story ideas is an all too elusive concept. Here are some excellent ideas from Joanna Penn.


4 Things You Should Know Before You Quit Writing Your Novel

Writing a book can sometimes be your greatest joy, other times it can be the source of your worst pain. Here are some reasons from one of the most successful novelists of our time to think about before you consider quitting.