Learn what it takes to write fantasy and sci-fi.
The essential story guide to captivate audiences.
The 12-step Hero's Journey structure.
Learn about the key elements of character arcs and how to use them effectively to transform your protagonist and resonate with your audience.
Struggling to craft the perfect story? Learn from one of the best-known writing experts with these seven lessons from John Truby's "The Anatomy of Story".
Find out what is exposition, why it's important, and how to write it effectively in your own stories.
Ever wonder what a red herring is and how it's used in storytelling? Wonder no more! In this article, we will discuss the definition of a red herring, some famous examples, and why writers use them.
The Russian playwright, Anton Chekhov, developed the plot device known as "Chekhov's gun." Here's what you need to know about it and how to use it in your own writing.
An epilogue can be a great way to give your readers a sense of closure. Learn what an epilogue is and how to write one that will satisfy your audience.
Do you want to add excitement, intrigue, and curiosity? Learn how flashbacks can help propel your story into the stratosphere.
Do you know what the climax of your story is? Learn more about this important part of storytelling.
Want to create a story that stands out from the rest? Here are four ways to develop a designing principle, and examples to help you get started.
Learn how the Hero's Journey template provides insight into why people love stories so much.
Find out what falling action is, why it's important, and some common questions writers have about it.
Wondering how you should start your novel or story? Here are some ideas on what makes an effective opener.
Find out what an inciting incident is, how they can be used in your own stories, and five tips for writing the best one possible.
Learn how to write a short story with this list of tips that will help you reach the gravitas of a novel while keeping it concise.
If you want people reading your story, it's important that you have a planned-out plot. Find out how to write the perfect rising action with this article.
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