Other Writers

  • The Call to Adventure: A Crucial Hero’s Journey Step in the Beginning of a Story
    by David Safford on October 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The article The Call to Adventure: A Crucial Hero’s Journey Step in the Beginning of a Story appeared first on The Write Practice. You've established your story's Ordinary World. What's next? It's time for your hero's Call to Adventure — a call they must refuse. The article […]

  • The Call to Adventure: A Crucial Hero’s Journey Step in the Beginning of a Story
    by David Safford on October 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The article The Call to Adventure: A Crucial Hero’s Journey Step in the Beginning of a Story appeared first on The Write Practice. You've established your story's Ordinary World. What's next? It's time for your hero's Call to Adventure — a call they must refuse. The article […]

  • Phenomenal First Pages Contest
    by BECCA PUGLISI on October 19, 2021 at 9:07 am

    Hey, wonderful writerly people! It’s time for our monthly first-page critique contest 🙂 If you’re working on a first page (in any genre except erotica) and would like some objective feedback, please leave a comment. Any comment :). As long as the email address […]

  • Writer’s Burnout: 6 Helpful Ways Any Writer Can Use to Overcome Burnout
    by J. D. Edwin on October 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The article Writer’s Burnout: 6 Helpful Ways Any Writer Can Use to Overcome Burnout appeared first on The Write Practice. Have you ever started writing a book with a burst of energy and enthusiasm? Did you feel like your fingers were flying off the keyboards, and then […]

  • Writer’s Burnout: 6 Helpful Ways Any Writer Can Use to Overcome Burnout
    by J. D. Edwin on October 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The article Writer’s Burnout: 6 Helpful Ways Any Writer Can Use to Overcome Burnout appeared first on The Write Practice. Have you ever started writing a book with a burst of energy and enthusiasm? Did you feel like your fingers were flying off the keyboards, and then […]

  • Chapter Titles Are a Great Marketing Tool in the Age of E-Books
    by Anne R. Allen on October 17, 2021 at 4:51 pm

    by Anne R. Allen “Chapter titles!?” sez you. What is this, the 18th century? What am I supposed to write? Something like this? Chapter the first, in which our hero is born, discovers that fire is hot, learns to pull up his own breeches, and slays a smallish dragon. Hey, […]

  • Inciting Incident: Definition, Examples, Types, and How to Start a Story Right
    by Joe Bunting on October 14, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    The article Inciting Incident: Definition, Examples, Types, and How to Start a Story Right appeared first on The Write Practice. If you are planning on writing a story, there is something you need to consider besides basic plot structure. You need to determine your Inciting […]

  • Inciting Incident: Definition, Examples, Types, and How to Start a Story Right
    by Joe Bunting on October 14, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    The article Inciting Incident: Definition, Examples, Types, and How to Start a Story Right appeared first on The Write Practice. If you are planning on writing a story, there is something you need to consider besides basic plot structure. You need to determine your Inciting […]

  • A Show-Don’t-Tell Database for Writers
    by ANGELA ACKERMAN on October 14, 2021 at 8:03 am

    One thing we’re known for around here is description. For a dozen years, Becca and I have explored topic after topic, and whether it’s settings, emotions, backstory wounds, conflict, weather, or something else, we dive in and find all the ways this storytelling element can […]

  • In Medias Res: Definition and Examples That Start a Story in the Middle
    by Liz Bureman on October 13, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    The article In Medias Res: Definition and Examples That Start a Story in the Middle appeared first on The Write Practice. One way to tell a story is to introduce the reader to the environment of the story. Descriptions of foliage and dirt roads, or of skyscrapers and clanging […]

  • In Medias Res: Definition and Examples That Start a Story in the Middle
    by Liz Bureman on October 13, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    The article In Medias Res: Definition and Examples That Start a Story in the Middle appeared first on The Write Practice. One way to tell a story is to introduce the reader to the environment of the story. Descriptions of foliage and dirt roads, or of skyscrapers and clanging […]

  • Release Day: The Conflict Thesaurus Is Here!
    by ANGELA ACKERMAN on October 12, 2021 at 4:01 am

    Well, guys – another book is out in the world! The Conflict Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Obstacles, Adversaries, and Inner Struggles (Volume 1) is a game-changer for writers, screenwriters, game designers, and anyone else who needs a steady stream of ideas on how to […]