How to Write Your Fastest Story Ever

How to Write Your Fastest Story Ever

The knowledge that writing fast doesn’t mean writing bad, was one of the most important lessons I learned from NaNoWriMo. In fact, many famous novels and novellas were written in just a few weeks: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s A Study in Scarlet, Matthew Lewis’s The Monk, H. Rider Haggard’s King Solomon’s Mines, as well as many other works

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Writing Character Flaws Worksheet

Character Flaws & Blank White Cards

Character flaws are an interesting topic; far more involved than I had at first realised! The other day, I was sitting in the Lady Writers League study, drafting a Heroine Frame for myself — a Heroine Frame, in case you don’t know, is our one-page framework for character development — when Sir George appeared at

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The Literary Adventures of Lady Writer & Sir George

The Future of Writing Worksheets?

When I started creating my weekly writing worksheets several years ago, there weren’t a lot of practical resources for writers available online. Nowadays, scrolling through our Coterie’s writing board on Pinterest, I’m OVERWHELMED by the amount of information available. There are so many amazing, insightful, in-depth articles on the art and craft of writing, that…

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A Lady of Independent Means - One Page Story

A Lady of Independent Means

Ever since she realised the power of her imagination, she had been doing this: thinking something up, and travelling forward in time to find it. Today it was a new novel by her favourite author. She hadn’t asked him to write it — in fact, she hadn’t mentioned her desire to anyone. She had simply

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Mystery Writing Prompts

30 Scene Ideas for Mystery Subplots

A mystery is an easy way to add interest to an otherwise simple story. These mystery writing prompts will make you curious to know more. And your readers too! What Creates Mystery? A few elements are vital to keeping a mystery story moving forward: Questions – A single question can be enough to sow doubt

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Character Arc Development & Kurt Vonnegut's Story Shapes

Character Arc Plot & Kurt Vonnegut’s Story Shapes

A character arc is a simple way to visualise your character’s progress through the story, whether it’s a binary comparison of their beginning and end states, or a point-by-point graph of their emotional ups and downs… Last week we studied how characters change, and this week’s worksheet offers a simple method for visualising that change.

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Writing Character Flaws Worksheet

Character Flaws & Blank White Cards

Character flaws are an interesting topic; far more involved than I had at first realised! The other day, I was sitting in the Lady Writers League study, drafting a Heroine Frame for myself — a Heroine Frame, in case you don’t know, is our one-page framework for character development — when Sir George appeared at

Read More »
The Literary Adventures of Lady Writer & Sir George

The Future of Writing Worksheets?

When I started creating my weekly writing worksheets several years ago, there weren’t a lot of practical resources for writers available online. Nowadays, scrolling through our Coterie’s writing board on Pinterest, I’m OVERWHELMED by the amount of information available. There are so many amazing, insightful, in-depth articles on the art and craft of writing, that…

Read More »
A Lady of Independent Means - One Page Story

A Lady of Independent Means

Ever since she realised the power of her imagination, she had been doing this: thinking something up, and travelling forward in time to find it. Today it was a new novel by her favourite author. She hadn’t asked him to write it — in fact, she hadn’t mentioned her desire to anyone. She had simply

Read More »
Mystery Writing Prompts

30 Scene Ideas for Mystery Subplots

A mystery is an easy way to add interest to an otherwise simple story. These mystery writing prompts will make you curious to know more. And your readers too! What Creates Mystery? A few elements are vital to keeping a mystery story moving forward: Questions – A single question can be enough to sow doubt

Read More »
Character Arc Development & Kurt Vonnegut's Story Shapes

Character Arc Plot & Kurt Vonnegut’s Story Shapes

A character arc is a simple way to visualise your character’s progress through the story, whether it’s a binary comparison of their beginning and end states, or a point-by-point graph of their emotional ups and downs… Last week we studied how characters change, and this week’s worksheet offers a simple method for visualising that change.

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