A Guide to Killing Your Characters

No matter what genre you’re writing in, there’s a chance you may end up having to write a character’s death scene. Killing your characters is not an easy thing to do—you want to make sure the scene carries weight, is emotionally charged, and can really devastate your readers. If you’re empathetic, you may even have[…]

How to Create Compelling Character Backstories

Creating backstories for your characters can be overwhelming—especially if you have more than a few main characters in your story! There are many elements to consider, and it can be difficult to know where to start. Lucky for you, I’ve outlined the things you’ll need to know to make compelling character backstories from start to[…]

How to Describe Facial Expressions in Writing

When writing about facial expressions, most writers are content to keep it simple. Why put more effort into describing a character’s expression when “he frowned angrily” gets the point across? Well, since you made it to this article, you probably aren’t like other writers. You know that keeping things vague and simple or including overused[…]

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