Learn how to write an acrostic poem. We’re going over features of acrostic poems, how to write one, and look at famous examples of acrostics.
What is a List Poem? Poetry can be as simple or complex as you, the poet, want it to be. No rule says a poem must be complicated or even hard to write. When writing poetry, the only requirement is to make it exciting and expressive. Today, we’re going to discuss how to write a
Learn what a Free Verse poem is, and how to write one! Plus, learn the characteristics of a free verse poem with examples.
Let’s answer the question: What is a story climax? We’ll look at examples of the story climax and talk about where they happen!
We’re answering the question: What is exposition in a story? We’ll do that by defining exposition and looking at examples from books and film!
A guest post from a very talented writer and blogger, Lewis Jorstad. Please check out the rest of his work at, The Novel Smithy and enjoy his post on how to choose a story goal for your hero!
Let’s answer the question- what is foreshadowing? And how do we use it? We’ll look at how foreshadowing is used in both film and literature.
Do you want to know what a round character is? Just take a look in a mirror. You, me, and everyone you know are round characters. Ok, not really; we’re all real people, not characters in a book. But, if you were a character, your readers could look at you as an example of a
What is the seven-point story structure? Learn Dan Wells’ seven-story beats that will help you organize and structure your plot!
What is third-person omniscient point of view? We will discuss what a third-person omniscient point of view is in practice. Still, to understand this POV technique, you need to know what the word omniscient means. With these fancy-sounding words, we find the roots of omniscient in two Latin words. The first is omni, meaning ‘all’