How to Prioritize Your Writing Projects and Ideas
how to prioritize writing ideas

Which of your writing ideas is leading the pack?

There are always too many writing ideas or not enough of them.

Some days, we writers are so overwhelmed with ideas, it’s impossible to get anything done. Should you work on your novel? That essay you’re writing for your favorite magazine? You have an original premise for a short story. And you feel a poem coming on.

Other days, we just can’t find any inspiration. Read More

Fiction Writing Exercises for Stimulating Creativity

Fiction Writing Exercises for Stimulating Creativity

Stimulate your creativity with these fiction writing exercises. Do you ever feel like the story you’re writing is bland? Like it needs to be spiced up? Or maybe you... [Read more]

Using Imagery in Poetry Writing

Using Imagery in Poetry Writing

How to use imagery effectively in poetry writing. When we talk about imagery, we’re usually referring to visuals — whatever we can see with our eyes. In literary... [Read more]

How to Identify the Protagonist in a Story

How to Identify the Protagonist in a Story

Can you identify the protagonist? In most stories, the protagonist is obvious: Harry Potter, Lisbeth Salander, and Katniss Everdeen are unquestionably the protagonists of... [Read more]

Where Do Successful Authors Get Their Most Brilliant Writing Ideas?

Where Do Successful Authors Get Their Most Brilliant Writing Ideas?

Where do authors get their best writing ideas? Do writing ideas just fall out of the sky? Is it reasonable to sit around waiting for a great idea to land on your lap, so you... [Read more]

Breaking the Rules: When Good Grammar Goes Bad

Breaking the Rules: When Good Grammar Goes Bad

Do you break the rules of good grammar? Today’s post is an excerpt from 10 Core Practices for Better Writing. Enjoy! “And all dared to brave unknown terrors, to do... [Read more]

A Few, Good Writing Tips to Keep You on Your Toes

A Few, Good Writing Tips to Keep You on Your Toes

A few good writing tips to keep you on your toes Have you ever gotten stuck in a writing project, and just when your frustration reached its peak, you heard some bit of sage... [Read more]

Fiction Writing Prompts for the Young Adult (YA) Genre

Fiction Writing Prompts for the Young Adult (YA) Genre

Fiction writing prompts: young adult. Young adult literature is one of the most exciting genres in fiction. Young people are bright, bold, and open-minded. More importantly,... [Read more]

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