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This is the place to learn how to write better fiction. WD editors & guest contributors cover everything about writing—from grammar to writing tips to fueling your creative fire, we have you covered. Your fiction writing career will thank you.
Rae Meadows: On a Personal Passion Inspiring Literary Fiction
Award-winning author Rae Meadows discusses how her lifelong love of gymnastics helped inspire her new literary novel, Winterland.
Chloe Liese: On Changing Character Dynamics in Romance
Author Chloe Liese discusses the classic Shakespeare play that inspired her new romance novel, Two Wrongs Make a Right.
How To Blend True Crime With Historical Fiction in Your Writing
Author Camilla Bruce shares how to blend true crime with historical fiction that both shares facts and inspires fiction.
How to Create a Character Profile To Write Believable Characters
Writing believable characters may not be easy, but it is important. Here, author Carly Schabowski shares the importance of writing believable characters in our stories as well as 19 questions for creating a character profile.
Ewan Morrison: On Characters Fighting Against the Plot
Multi-award-winning author Ewan Morrison discusses the lifelong process of writing his new thriller novel, How to Survive Everything.
Anthony Horowitz: On Imagining Himself in a Murder Mystery
Bestselling and award-winning author Anthony Horowitz discusses continuing his murder mystery series with his new novel, The Twist of a Knife.
Charlaine Harris: On Shifting Perspectives in a Fantasy Series
New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris discusses the shift in point of view with her new fantasy novel, The Serpent in Heaven.
Pump Up Your Historical Novel With Historical Surprises
When doing research for historical fiction, adding true-to-life surprises will keep readers turning the pages. Here, author John Winn Miller shares why you should pump up your historical novel with historical surprises.
Tracy Deonn: On Writing a Contemporary Fantasy Sequel
New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Tracy Deonn discusses the process of continuing her contemporary fantasy series with her new novel, Bloodmarked.
Steve McHugh: On the Joys of Writing Villainous Characters
Bestselling urban fantasy author Steve McHugh discusses writing his new novel, The Last Raven.
D. M. Rowell: On Including Personal History in Murder Mystery
Author D. M. Rowell discusses how her grandfather inspired and influenced her to write her new Native American mystery, Never Name the Dead.