1001 Character Quirks for Writing Fiction- I'll have to read this sometime...

1001 Character Quirks for Writing Fiction - helps create well-rounded characters; helps the plot seem to unfold by itself!

The Wandering Quille: Pick Up A Bad Habit

Pick Up A Bad Habit

Characters bad habits quirks The Wandering Quille: Pick Up A Bad Habit

unforgivable character sins

3 Unforgivable Character Sins

Legit, legit, ugh, humanity's dog bias (for me animal abuse has a broader range).

Give Your Characters Secrets. This will walk you though different kinds of secrets your characters can have and why/when you should have secrets in your book.

Picking a Juicy Secret to Jazz Up Your Character

Give Your Characters Secrets. Picking a Juicy Secret to Jazz Up Your Character.

Never, NEVER settle for "oh-him-again" characters. Dig deep to round out the personality.

The 5 Absolute Dimensions of Character Personality

The 5 Absolute Dimensions of Character Personality # character # personality

Hannah Heath: 7 Cliché Characters in YA Fiction That Need to Stop

7 Cliché Characters in YA Fiction That Need to Stop

Hannah Heath: 7 Cliché Characters in YA Fiction That Need to Sto.

So I recently received a request for a post that discusses how to write from a character's POV that is the opposite gender. I thought this was an important topic to cover, so I'll be doing it in tw...

How to write from a guy's POV. - READ NOW (I usually understand guys better than the next girl, but this is still an excellent resource)<<<<This is an EXCELLENT Male POV post! All female writers should take a look at this!

50 High-Stakes Plot Ideas that you can make your own... for your thriller, mystery, scifi, fantasy, or YA novel! #writingtips #NaNoWriMo #how to write a novel

50 High-Stakes Plot Ideas that you can make your own. for your thriller, mystery, scifi, fantasy, or YA novel! to write a novel

How to Write a Novel: 50 High Stakes Plot Ideas! #nanowrimo

How to Write a Novel: 50 IHigh Stakes Plot Ideas! How to Write a Novel: 50 IHigh Stakes Plot Ideas!

100 Sexy Names for Romance Heroes!

I have a real interest in character names, which was why I compiled the master list of historically accurate Regency names a little while ago.

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The 7 Best Content Writing Tips for Beginning Freelancers

Weak villains make for weak plots. It’s not easy to write a gripping novel when your bad guy is a pushover.

Bad ways to start a novel

Bad ways to start a novel - Bad ways to start a novel

Read story Bad ways to start a novel by Ctyolene with reads. Bad ways to begin a novel.

151 useful resources for #writers: http://www.nownovel.com/blog/151-important-novel-writing-resources/

Story Writing Websites:151 Top Writing Resources

How to write a book: practice your craft, find a writing community, seek help from a writing mentor and use these 151 must-visit websites for writers.

Have you ever wanted to publish a short story in a literary magazine but didn’t know where to start. According to Duotrope.com, there are over 4,800 literary magazines today. Which ones are the best? How do you find the right for your story? In this resource, I have handpicked 46 literary magazines that are among

46 Literary Magazines to Submit To (focuses on Short Stories)

Sharpen Your Writing Skills: 6 Free Tools to Help You Write Better Blog Posts

Sharpen Your Writing Skills: 6 Free Tools to Help You Write Better Blog Posts

Remember: writing is a discipline.

This mindmap is great if you're writing sci-fi, or need some technological inspiration for your worldbuilding.

Genre Mindmaps

This mindmap is great if you're writing sci-fi, or need some technological inspiration for your worldbuilding.

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