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4 Ways to Make a Static Character Enjoyable

4 Ways to Make a Static Character Enjoyable

Static characters, for all their unending steadfastness and lack of a character arc, have received a bad rap in plenty of storytelling media. People may...

5 Unique Ways to Get Character Inspiration for Your Next Story

5 Unique Ways to Get Character Inspiration for Your Next Story

In this article, we'll look at 5 unique ways to access character inspiration for you next novel, short story, or screenplay. You'll have a great character by the end

5 Ways to Get Horror Story Ideas (20 Horror Prompts Included)

5 Ways to Get Horror Story Ideas (20 Horror Prompts Included)

To pay the season its due, we'll discuss five ways to come up with horror story ideas to help you write your next tale and make Stephen King smile.

7 Steps to Write Utterly Compelling Stories

7 Steps to Write Utterly Compelling Stories

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...

How to Find Book Cover Ideas that Will Enthrall Your Readers

How to Find Book Cover Ideas that Will Enthrall Your Readers

We're not supposed to judge books by their cover, but everyone does. This article will give you some book cover ideas to express your story well.

3 Types of Magic Users to Captivate Your Readers

3 Types of Magic Users to Captivate Your Readers

Thinking of magic in terms of types of magic users can greatly improve your worldbuilding. This article discusses three ways to distinguish magic: competency, race, and magic type.

Plot Vs Story: The Differences You Need To Know

Plot Vs Story: The Differences You Need To Know

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.

Writing Motifs: Are They More Than A Fancy Word?

Writing Motifs: Are They More Than A Fancy Word?

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.

Character driven vs Plot driven Stories: Which is Better?

Character driven vs Plot driven Stories: Which is Better?

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.

How to Write Incredible Secondary Characters

How to Write Incredible Secondary Characters

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.