“And as imagination bodies forth

The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen

Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing

A local habitation and a name.”

– William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

  • How to Write a Fairy Tale Retelling

    Fairy tale retellings have become incredibly popular, with novels such as the Lunar Chronicles inspiring many writers to rewrite their favorite fairy tales.

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  • 30 Summer Writing Prompts

    1. Your character spends every summer at a sleep away summer camp in the middle of a forest, or on the edge of a lake. This year, they don’t want to go back. 2. A group of neighborhood parents get together to plan the best summer afternoon for all their kids—but it ends up in disaster.

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  • 10 Fantasy Writing Prompts

    This is a list of 10 fantasy writing prompts. You’re free to use whichever you like (or multiple), and change them to what fits your story!

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  • Modern Character Names

    Finding the perfect name for characters is a struggle for a lot of writers. Hopefully, these lists will be helpful for finding names in contemporary/realistic fiction writing!

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