Thursday, October 28, 2010

Fiction Writing Tips: Different Types of Plots

This tutorial discuses popular plot types and how thinking about the kind of plot you are writing can enhance your creative writing.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Learn to Storyboard Using this Software, Springboard

This is an intro to Springboard, a great program for storyboarding without all the resource hogging other storyboard programs like to do. It runs on a netbook. I use it to storyboard all the time.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Creative Writing Tips: Finding Useful Feedback

No one like criticism but critiques about a story you are working on is invaluable. Listen to feedback and make the needed changes and it will make your story better. Not a fun process to start but as you rework you story it becomes very satisfying.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Tips on Writing Dialog that Absorbs

Dialog should be written to exist in time not on the page. This video tutorial is about making your dialog come across more smoothly and about how to make your dialog more digestible.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

A Writing Exercise: Write a Story Based on One Character

The exercise should not take more than a couple of hours. It is designed to put you in that creative place from witch all great stories come.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Organizing Tool for your Story: Online Timeline

This free online timeline site is a great place to make a timeline of your story to help work out event sequences and also provides you with a way to "see" your story much better. I highly recommend it! It made my writing better and helps me make decisions.

Friday, October 1, 2010