Want to improve your fiction writing? The internet has a wealth of information about each aspect of creative writing. Learn how to develop characters and plots by following the links below.
Show, Don’t Tell Learn to create a picture in your reader’s mind by using active verbs and vivid adjectives
Story Arc Discover the eight points of a classic plot. It goes through the first stage of “everyday life” to the quest and brings the reader back to the resolution.
Dialogue Find out how written conversation differs from everyday speech. Use it to move your story forward and let people get to know your characters better.
Metaphors, Similes Use comparisons to help your readers visualize what you write. Create a mood by sharing what reminds you of a character or event.
Character Development Interview your characters to help understand them better. Have fun making up your own questions or use the ones suggested here.
Tips from Writer’s Digest Browse through this diverse compilation of writing tips. Work on any aspect of writing from developing your supporting characters to editing and proofreading.