The clash of Harry Potter and Draco Malfoy as an example of foil characters.

What Are Foil and Stock Characters? Easy Examples from Harry Potter

  • calenderAug 17, 2022
  • calender4 min read

The foil and stock characters are the focus of this article. What is their purpose in the story? How can you develop a character foil and choose an appropriate stock character for your story?

Two pencils fight on an open book, denoting how to create conflict in a story using different types of conflict.

How to Create Powerful Conflict in Your Story | Useful Examples

  • calenderAug 17, 2022
  • calender5 min read

In this article, you will learn about how and why conflict is crucial in all stories. We also discuss the steps to be followed to create genuine conflict.

A large trophy sits on a pile of books, indicating the writing contests in 2022.

An Exclusive List of Writing Contests in 2022 | Exciting Prizes!

  • calenderAug 09, 2022
  • calender7 min read

Writing competitions are vital for any new writer who wants to be successful. But it’s important to know which poetry competitions, short story contests, and nonfiction contests are worth the effort.

Dialogue Writing

How to Write Dialogue: 7 Rules, 5 Tips & 65 Examples

  • calenderJul 28, 2022
  • calender8 min read

Terrific dialogue isn’t just important when writing fiction, it’s essential. To win a book deal, and for your readers to keep coming back to your next book, you need to deliver superb dialogue in every scene!

A writer stares ahead at a path that branches out into three paths, each bearing the name plot. The writer is wondering how to write a powerful plot.

How to Write a Powerful Plot in 12 Steps

  • calenderJul 28, 2022
  • calender8 min read

Writing a book does not sustain only on a story. You have to write a plot to structure your story to make it more effective. Find all that you need to know about the plot and how to write one, here.

A hero fights a giant dragon with the words crisis, adventure, and resolution written on a volcanic landscape. This represents the hero's journey in a novel or a story.

Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey: Worksheet & Examples

  • calenderJul 08, 2022
  • calender8 min read

Are there 17 steps in the hero’s journey, or 12, or 8? Let’s visit Joseph Campbell’s Monomyth, study some examples of the heroic quest, and find out how you can write memorable heroes.

How to Research a Novel

Research for Fiction Writers: What You Should Know While Crafting Stories

  • calenderApr 22, 2022
  • calender6 min read

Early research is one of the most crucial stages of fiction writing. Without it, your book will be as dull as a grey Sunday. Read on to know more.

letter writing

How To Write Better Letters In Your Novel

  • calenderJan 27, 2021
  • calender5 min read

How to write better letters in your novel to lend it more authenticity? Find out in our latest article.

How to Create Depth in Characters

  • calenderOct 24, 2020
  • calender5 min read

How to create depth in your characters to make them jump out of the novel, straight into your imagination? Find out in our latest article.

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