Fiction

Our fiction corner is stuffed full of posts on plot, character, settings, prose, narration, and more. There’s tips for all genres, from fantasies to thrillers, so just scope out what you need.

How to Describe What You See (with Descriptive Writing Examples)

23rd May 2018/by Jericho Writers

How to Write a Novel (Start Writing Your Novel Today)

18th May 2018/by Harry Bingham

Time to stop procrastinating and write your book

8th May 2018/by Jericho Writers

Narrative distance definition (with examples for fiction writers)

3rd May 2018/by Fiona Bradbury

First Draft Novel Revision Process (How To Do It Right)

26th April 2018/by Fiona Bradbury

Write your Novel with the Snowflake Method (Simple Example)

12th April 2018/by Fiona Bradbury

5 master ingredients to a great first line for your novel

28th March 2018/by Fiona Bradbury

Using 5 senses in writing (or what erotica teaches all writers)

28th March 2018/by Fiona Bradbury

How to write villains as multi dimensional characters

28th March 2018/by Fiona Bradbury

How to write according to Myers-Briggs personality type

28th March 2018/by Fiona Bradbury

7 top tips for writing gripping thrillers

28th March 2018/by Fiona Bradbury

How to write for a new readership

28th March 2018/by Fiona Bradbury

How to learn the market for YA fiction

28th March 2018/by Fiona Bradbury

How to write a book (in 10 steps)

8th December 2017/by Arnie

How to plan a novel: a plot structure template

7th December 2017/by Arnie

How many words in a novel? All about average novel wordcount.

5th December 2017/by Arnie

How to write a plot outline for a novel (with examples)

4th December 2017/by Arnie

Character and characterisation in novels: techniques, examples and exercises

3rd December 2017/by Arnie

Ideas for Writing a Book (and How to Develop Them)

28th November 2017/by Arnie

Manuscript Presentation, Novel Manuscript Format (with Examples)

25th November 2017/by Arnie

How to write descriptions and create a sense of place

24th November 2017/by Arnie

The Art of Prose Style: 9 Tips for Writing Perfect Prose

22nd November 2017/by Arnie

Show, Don’t Tell: What This Means and Why it Matters

17th November 2017/by Arnie

Points of View in Fiction Writing (with Plenty of Examples)

16th November 2017/by Arnie