On Writing

Types of Writers and 10 Tips For Joining A Writer’s Group

You’re a writer, that’s great! But what kind of writer are you? There are many kinds of writers and you can meet them all in one place. Online!, Here’s how.

Paws and Prose: Creating Characters

Building characters is one of the hardest steps of writing a story. Without a character in mind, you cannot tell a story and so it is an important step but what makes a good character? What makes the reader care about the tiny life you put onto a page? This post will discuss the sympathy, motivation and understanding of a character that needs to take place for the character to be strong and well-rounded.

Chekhov’s Gun Theory — A celebrative reblog

Remember that time you saw a character play with a gun, clean the gun, throw the gun and you wondered when it would be used? Here’s Chekhov’s Gun Theory.

3 Types of Antagonist: Bad Guys that Interest the Audience

Join Lizzie from the blog, It’s Me Lizzie as they discuss the three types of good antagonists—the characters that are so villainous, they’re good!

Paws and Prose: Writer’s Responsibility

This isn’t a book review as such. In truth, it’s an essay I wrote for coursework. On the other hand, there are aspects of it that read like a book […]

Paws and Prose: Responsible Writing

One of my modules this semester is looking at whether an author is responsible for what they write and to what degree. It has been interesting so far, we have […]

Paws and Prose: Writing and the New Semester

I know I haven’t been posting about my writing recently, but that means I have been busy – Right? I feel I have been busy anyway. In this post, I will […]

Paws and Prose: An Early Christmas

Some of you know that I am an aspiring screenwriter, this Christmas, I’ve received the best screenwriting gift: Final Draft. It’s the industry standard and as my independent study this […]

Paws and Prose: A Workshop for Writers

What is a workshop A workshop for writers (or a writer’s workshop) is a place where you gather and share your work with other writers. A place to talk about […]

Paws & Prose: Superheroes and Love—A Short Story

This post is an odd one for me, it’s a short story of mine. I enjoy Batman, but I wouldn’t really say I’m a superhero fan. Instead, most of my […]

Paws and Prose: Creative Stories

As some of you know, I study Creative Writing at the University of Derby and I’m in my final year. Yay! I still don’t know if my degree will say […]

The powers of the editing stick: A Writer’s Tool 

Is it a drumstick? A chopstick? Wand? Nope, it’s an editing stick. Ok… it’s a chopstick really, but who says that something has only one purpose? Everyone always tells you […]

Save the Cat by Blake Snyder| Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Save the CatAuthor: Blake Snyder Book Series: Save the CatBook No.: Book 1Genre: Non-fiction, How to guidePublished: November 2016Publisher: Michael wiese productionsStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction Save the Cat! No, not a real one. Save the Cat is a book for aspiring screenwriters on how to […]

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