Learn how to define the central conflict of your story, and how to make your conflict the story’s focal point, whether you write a screenplay, novel, or poem.
Learn how to use word counts to your advantage and improve your writing form rather than getting distracted by typical word counts for specific forms.
Learn how to identify potential situations to kill one of your darlings, recognize when an idea is no longer valuable, and avoid wasting time and energy on unhelpful projects.
Learn how to effectively target pain points and take an unusual approach to story problems. There is no one “right way” – only the way that works best for your story.
Discover the perfect words to describe people’s reactions to humor about the unpredictable nature of laughter. Whether you’re a seasoned comedian or just trying to break the ice, find the right words to make your audience laugh along with you.
As the custodian of your characters, be practical, realistic, and keep your readers on your side by allowing your character to experience setbacks and disappointments. Start your story with intention and leave a lasting impression on your readers.
Explore the physical properties and metaphorical meanings of light to help illuminate your writing. Whether you’re describing a vivid sunset or a moment of clarity, learn to use light words effectively and expressively.
By adding sounds to your writing, you can make descriptions more vivid and create a more immersive experience for readers. Whether you want to add subtle richness or build suspense and tension, narrating sounds can help achieve your goals.