A lot of articles and blog posts will tell you that one of the most important parts of a novel is the character motivation. In most books, the character's goals are what drives the storyline. These kinds of books are often called character-driven stories, where the main plot is a supporter of the character's development. So: how important is character motivation in a character-driven novel?
Happy Holidays! Here are 10 writing prompts for the holiday season.
Poetry is another great and beautiful form of writing, used to express ideas in a different way than a short story, novella, or novel. Sometimes, it's hard to come up with topics for poems, so here are 5 ideas to hopefully inspire you.
There are two general types of writers: plotters and pantsers. Of course, all writers are different, but these are the more common categories for writers.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, here are a few writing prompts to get in the mood!
1. Write a scene about riding in a bus to school during autumn. 2. Your character goes into a corn maze with their friend during a fair, but get lost while inside.
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!