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...
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
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.
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...
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.
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, 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.