What makes a "compelling story" can be tricky to define. We know it when we read it or watch it, but sometimes we fail to recognize why it gripped...
Plot vs story, why is that important? A plot with no meaning is like a body with no soul: there's no life in it. Simply put, the plot is what happens.
We're first going to discuss some examples of motifs and what they might mean, and we'll end by figuring out ways to include motifs in your writing.
Long have audiences and authors debated the validity of character driven vs plot driven stories. But which one is better? The definitive answer is that neither of these sides of a coin can exist without the other.
Secondary characters are one of the best ways to make your story exude life. This article will give you the tools you need to write outstanding and vibrant characters.
In this article, we'll go over how to write a redemption arc, the best way to include them in your story, and what attributes you might consider for your redemptive arc character.
The characteristics of a hero vary depending on time period. Your modern hero should be an imperfect individual with strong convictions. Follow these tips to craft an engaging modern hero.
There are many creative nonfiction principles you can translate into your fiction craft. In this article we'll go over some of the tenets and forms of creative nonfiction and ways you can transfer your newly gained knowledge into your fiction writing.