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Don’t Let Writing Rules Stifle Your Creativity

Learning the rules can help you know when, where, and how to break them in the most creative way possible.



What’s The Difference Between A Commercial And A Literary Plot? – Writers Write

While I don’t think that it’s fair to call all non-literary plots commercial, I do think that people want different things in what they read today. Writers need to pay attention to the differences to attract the audience they want.

Source: What’s The Difference Between A Commercial And A Literary Plot? – Writers Write

6 Ways To Experiment In Short Stories

Writing short stories is a great way to build and flex your writing muscles. The short format also allows for experimentation in ways that longer forms do not.



First Drafts: 5 Things That are OK and 1 That’s Not

First drafts are notoriously messy things. That’s really okay but let’s look a little closer at some things about it that are okay, and one thing that is not.



JK Rowling’s 8 Rules of Writing

Everyone eventually comes up with their own personal writing rules and define your unique style. To help with that, we study others people’s rules. I think it helps to look at the rules of those writers who have been successful. Few have been more successful than J.K. Rowling. Here are her eight rules.



4 Ways to Write Backstory That Matters

Backstory is one of those things that you really have to be careful with. You are in love with your characters and want your readers to love them just as much, But, how much is too much—or—too little?