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    How To Develop a Unique Writing Style – Find Your Writing Voice

    You know how you sometimes see a piece of art and know exactly who it’s by without looking at the artist? Well, that uniqueness is also what writers hope to capture. But what exactly allows you to know who created a piece of art? Maybe it’s the way they combined different mediums or the unique brushstrokes they used. Visually, it all comes together to create that artist’s style. But how do we create our own style in writing? Well, let’s take a look at the different elements of writing and how we can mold them into a unique voice. I’ll also leave some tips that you can use to develop…

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    From Inspiration to Publication: How To Navigate the Creative Writing Process

    Though the process of writing something wonderful is far from easy, it’s a small part of the bigger process: becoming an author. Whether you want to have best-selling books in every store, make it to number one on Kindle or iBooks, or create your own author store, the process is always similar. To go from idea to a complete book to a profitable book, you must understand what you want for the work. Think about your biggest dreams for your writing and keep that in mind as you begin the process. So whether you are starting your writing career or are just curious, I will walk you through the creative…

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    20 Unusual Romance Creative Writing Prompts for Writers

    Romance is one of the biggest, most popular genres, not only for novels, but also for poetry, movies, and more. And, with the thousands of romance stories written, it can be challenging to come up with new ideas. If you enjoy writing romance, but are having trouble brainstorming ideas, here are some creative writing prompts and story ideas that will hopefully lead you to your next great romance story. A heartbroken man turns to a mysterious visitor for help. A blind date becomes the adventure of a lifetime when an apocalyptic storm approaches. The character falls in love with someone who claims they’ve been dead for ten years. After meeting…

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    I Have a Great Story Idea—What Should I Do With It as an Amateur Writer?

    You’ve thought up a wonderful idea for a story you are eager to write. Once you’ve brainstormed some more, you have a solid plot and are sure people will enjoy it. But, now what? Your first thought is probably to write a book, which is the preferred medium of many writers, especially beginner writers. Hold on, though, because writing a book is only one option, and some stories work so much better when written in a different form. Beginner writers often stick to writing novels, short stories, and poems because they are more simple mediums and don’t require much upfront knowledge. However, many writers get stuck as their writing style…

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    How To Create Vivid and Memorable Fantasy and Sci-Fi Worlds in Creative Writing

    Memorable worlds in creative writing allow the reader to truly feel a part of them. The characters and scenery come alive to create a place we can disappear within. And, sometimes we love these worlds so dearly that we create pieces of them in our own world (take Harry Potter World at Disney). But how do we create these memorable worlds in creative writing? And what is it that makes them so memorable? Writing a story that readers can get lost in requires worlds that feel real and alive. The world your story takes place in may be entirely based on our own world, or it may be a world…

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    Write Like a Professional: Take Your Writing From Amateur to Pro

    Can you tell the difference between a professional writer’s work and an amateur’s work? On the surface, you may quickly note grammar, spelling mistakes, and similar aspects that are quick to jump out. But below the surface lies a certain essence found in professional writing that ties it together. And, that’s the key to be able to write like a professional. You may be able to tell the difference even if you can’t pinpoint it. But if you’re looking to write like a professional, knowing what sets it apart is critical. And professional writing doesn’t mean essays and biographies (though it can); it applies to fiction writing, creative writing, in…

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    Unique Writing Prompts for Adults with PDF Printable

    Expand your writing skills with short prompts perfect for short stories. These single sentence writing prompts can spark inspiration for story ideas, and can help break through writer’s block. I’ve also included a free PDF printable so you can print these out and keep them close. So, here are 20 short story writing prompts for adults! He slammed into the door and suddenly, he was gone. The unrelenting shadows circled me. That was the day we lost the conquest, and that was the day the birds ceased to sing. “Your strange desperation is beginning to break our lives.” The lighthouse held the treasure, but only I knew the nightmare it…

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    20 Complex Questions To Ask When You Write a Novel

    To write a strong, impactful novel, it’s necessary to ask yourself a few questions. All writers are constantly thinking, “How can I make this better?”. However, many writers get stuck trying to find the answer to that question. If you’ve found yourself in such a situation, you can run through the following questions to help you understand what’s missing from your novel (if anything is). Not all the questions will apply to your story; feel free to skip any that you don’t find useful. I’ve included a bunch of questions that can fit as many scenarios as possible. So, here are some questions to ask when you write a novel:…

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    Simple Guide to World Building in Creative Writing

    The worlds of Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, and Harry Potter are some examples of stories that capture the importance of world-building. You find yourself immersed in their worlds with unique characters, entire fictional languages, and extensive histories. Some of these worlds seem so complex, that it’s daunting to try creating something similar. Don’t get overwhelmed thinking you need to create something as detailed, though. These worlds are developed over multiple books, and often over different platforms. If you are wanting to write a novel or screenplay, you just need to build up the basics. You can continue to add as your stories grow. In this post, we’ll…

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    50 Interesting AI-Generated Writing Prompts – Story Starters

    This was my first time trying all the new AI that’s coming out. I have quite mixed feelings about it, but that’s something we’ll save for another day. I was curious, though, and wanted to see what kind of writing prompts the AI could come up with. And here’s what I found: some were good, and some were odd to say the least. I went through so many to find some gems I thought I’d share with you. Here are 50 interesting AI-generated story starters and writing prompts. AI Generated Writing Prompts – Story Starters If you enjoy my posts, be sure to sign up to my newsletter to get…