How To Create an Epic Character?

It is time to delve into the practical exercises for character creation. Today, I suggest several exercises found in books about the craft by fellow writers. They will stir your imagination and take you to the next level of writing – the creation of epic characters. Describe a remarkable person you admire. What makes him or her unique? Can you […]

The Great Writers And Their Characters

This lesson has got a theoretical and a practical part. The theory comprises quotes by famous authors, which have created legendary characters. You can find some small excerpts of these quotes below. Lewis Carrol’s Alice as described by the author himself: Loving first, loving and gentle: loving as a dog (forgive the prosaic smile, but I know no earthly love […]

What Readers Like

Characters Readers are incredibly attracted to strong characters. They are someone to look up to, who possesses wit and elegance, charm and passion. There are characters readers simply fall in love with. Everybody enjoys qualities such as nobility and eloquence, courage and originality. Such characters move us deeply and remain in our hearts. Escape When we read literature, we want […]

Writing and the Things you Love

Reading Reading is food for the soul. As such, it is one of the things that fuel the creative process of writing. It is a way to meet great minds and learn from them. Learning Learning is the addiction of smart people. They always want to improve and strive for perfection in their many areas of interest. The more you […]

Ways to Stay Creative

You may be an inexperienced writer, you may not be seasoned, but creativity is required for writing is a creative process. The definition for creativity, according to the Cambridge Dictionary is: the ability to produce or use original and unusual ideas. Creativity relies heavily on inspiration and mood. There are a few things one can do to boost their creativity: […]

Best-Selling Ideas

Good writing starts with ideas, which are interesting and important. But how does one generate best-selling ideas? This is what I will be teaching you in the first lesson. How the Great Writers Do it: Case Studies of the Best-Selling Books There are books which have endured the test of time and received the acclamation of many generations of readers […]