Writing Tips

Grow As A Writer

Writing is a skill and skills need to be honed. The best way to grow as a Writer is to know yourself as a Writer. What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses? What do you want to learn? If you know you struggle with writing dialogue then start practicing it. If you've always wanted … Continue reading Grow As A Writer

Screenplay Writing – Screenwriting Basics

Screenplay writing, or screenwriting, is a bit different than writing a short story or novel. However, there are some similarities too. Before you start writing dialogue and formatting your screenplay, you have to brainstorm, outline and research just like you would do for a book. Get the basics down before you start. You need to … Continue reading Screenplay Writing – Screenwriting Basics

Show or Tell? – Using Descriptions in your Writing

Do you show or tell more in your writing? You could just tell your reader that someone is crying, or you could compel a more emotional response from them if you show them how someone is crying. The Difference Between Show and Tell There is a difference between, "Martha is crying." and "Tears streamed down … Continue reading Show or Tell? – Using Descriptions in your Writing