|A fully loaded primer on how to develop your characters, including 6 tricks and 9 questions.||Do you pay enough attention to your minor characters? This essay teaches you how to create memorable secondary characters.||Ideas for how to name your characters, with plenty of examples to spark the imagination.|
|If you can answer these questions about your character, then you have developed a real person on the page.||Aren’t you tired of the same old boring character descriptions of hair and eye color? Spice it up.|
|Supercharge your imagination with these 72 short story ideas.||If you’re just starting to experiment with short stories, check out this helpful guide with 9 easy steps.|
|Find a publisher for your short story collection. Only have a single short story? Check out the rankings.||Bookfox offers professional advice on your short story. Find out what I can do for you.|
Social Media for Writers:
|Facebook groups provide community and advice. Join these groups today.||14 podcasts essential for every writer’s journey. Don’t let your commutes be filled with news.||Pinterest for writers! Check out the top 20 Pinterest boards aimed at helping writers.|
|10 different posts of writing prompts, from story generators to musical prompts.|
|Literary Magazines ranked by how often they have appeared in the Best American Short Stories.||Poetry journals ranked by how often they’ve appeared in the Best American Poetry.||Nonfiction magazines ranked by how often they’ve appeared in Best American Essays.||Travel Magazines ranked by how often they’ve appeared in Best American Travel Essays.|
|This isn’t advice you’ve heard before. These 10 career mistakes are likely things you’re doing right now.||Don’t feel the pressure to write every day. You can be just as productive through binge writing.||When you get out of a creative writing MFA, it’s time to act. Don’t make the most common mistakes.|
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- 43 good sentences, a follow-up post to the 100 Beautiful Sentences
- 20 Heartwarming Sentences About Love, because even I can be sappy once in a while
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