February 2018

Test your knowledge to see if you know how to use these commonly misused words

The Words to Write By series started in July of last year and has had five installments. Today’s quiz gives you the chance to see if you’ve remembered how to use some of the commonly misused words that have been covered in the series so far. Best of luck!

How to Write About Dreams in Fiction

Dreams have always fascinated me. The way they alter how you feel about something or someone. The way it’s sometimes difficult to remind yourself that the nightmare from which you just woke was in fact not real. They are powerful and mysterious. Perhaps as an added point of intrigue, some people never remember a single […]

Creating Better Villains

The villain of a story can be every bit as important as the hero. Many times, however, the antagonist becomes a stereotype of evil whose only role in the story is to put obstacles in the way of the protagonist. But is there a better way? Yes. While the demands on an antagonist┬ámay differ depending […]