Writing Tips

No Idea? No Problem!

So, you made a last minute decision to take part in NaNoWriMo and now have no clue what to write, huh? Well, don’t worry. I’ve learned a few tricks in the past few months that might help you flesh out a perfect character and plot for your goal this month. No guarantee that these will work for…

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Battling the Dragon – A Knights Guide to Writer’s Block

National Novel Writing Month is here and with NaNoWriMo (which sounds like a magical chant) comes the return of the bane to every writer: Writer’s Block. This force might seem like an all-powerful dragon who loves to barbecue your ideas and steal your cattle of metaphors; but if you wish to finish your 50,000 word quest, young knight, you’ll need…

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World Of Styles

Writing styles to be exact. What are they and how do they influence your story? If you’re wondering what the answer is to that very question, you’re in the right place! A style is what a writer utilizes in their writing to make it just that. Their own. Everyone has their own type of style…

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Writing Out of Chronological Order

If you’ve ever seen Pulp Fiction, then you were probably confused for the first hour and a half of the movie, but the sheer entertainment of Samuel L. Jackson running around screaming “muthaf***** ” kept you watching until the end. If you haven’t seen Pulp Fiction, then go watch it and come back.   I’m…

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Music And How It Inspires Writing

You want to start a novel, but you have no plot or any basic ideas for characters? Don’t panic, relax and play your music! Take some time to yourself and play the first track your music shuffles to, listen to the lyrics, find a character, find a scene within the lyrics. Music can be very…

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The Types Of Inspiration – And How A Simple, Small Thing Can Turn Into A Great Plot

We’ve all gone through a bout of inferiority complex whenever a fellow (and extra jolly) author says, “Oh this vacation I’m TOTALLY gonna write! Like, you know, NaNoWriMo 2.0?” We don’t care if they’re saying the truth, or if they will neglect all the formalities of the festive season or maybe even some upcoming exams. Our only…

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Get Off Your Lazy Donkey And Write!

We all have those days, the days where you just have the feeling to give up. Your book is getting nowhere, everyone hates it, you’re experiencing writer’s block, ect.. You have no feeling of motivation. Of course, we also have those days where you feel on top of the world. You’re getting so many pieces…