Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Using Too Much Exposition (Too Early)
The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so this series helps identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's mistake is using too much exposition in stories (often too early).
Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Omitting Sensory Details
The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so we started this series to help identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's writing mistake writers make is omitting sensory details.
Make Violent Scenes Matter: 5 Tips for Writing Violence That Doesn't Turn Readers Off
After writing bestselling thrillers as well as books that missed the mark, author Carter Wilson shares five lessons he's learned about writing violent scenes.
The Art of the Paragraph: Single-Sentence Paragraphs in Fiction
Paragraph writing in fiction doesn’t follow traditional rules. In this series, we cover how to write a good paragraph by exploring different lengths and kinds of paragraphs—and when to use them. Here, learn how to write a single-sentence paragraph.
Blow-By-Blow: 5 Tips on Writing Action and Fight Scenes
Award-winning science fiction and fantasy author Fonda Lee shares her five tips on writing action and fight scenes that readers will find engaging and believable.