Write My Case Study

Placeholder

Using real Life and Psychology as a source of inspiration for stories. My opinion.

I’m starting to think psychology plays an important part in helping inspire people write fiction. I know it’s just a guess. But when writing stories, based on real people. It made me think how my own life can be thought up as go...

Profit Spikes in Short Bursts of Time: Small Projects Writers Should Pursue

Want to see an uptick in your freelance writing income? Author of Writing to Make Money: Short Projects author Loriann Oberlin has a few ideas to get you started. In what we call the gig economy, writers routinely dream of contributing edit...

A Writer’s Job Is to Persevere: Not Stopping at 96

Eugenia Lovett West, who’s still actively writing and publishing at age 96, takes perseverance to the next level. What is it like to be writing and publishing at age 96? This is my story, and I hope it will give encouragement to writers o...

Blessed Are the Legend-Makers: 11 Tolkien Quotes for Writers

As is the case for many sci-fi and fantasy writers and dabblers, there is no author who has ignited my imagination and influenced my writing more than J.R.R. Tolkien. The worlds he created and stories he spun have enchanted generations of w...

Twice Upon a Time: 4 Reasons to Write Books Based on Classic Literature

Originality is overrated. Discover four reasons you should try tapping into the richness of literary history by writing books based on classic literature. The year 2018 marked the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s science-fiction classi...

No More Mr. Nice Guys: How to Write Flawed Characters & Antiheroes

Flawed characters and antiheroes make for fascinating protagonists—but their behavior can risk alienating readers. Follow this blueprint for flawed-yet-relatable heroes who can still provoke empathy. ILLUSTRATION © GETTY IMAGES: LUCIANO ...

Unlikable Characters: A Case Study

The “bad vs. worse” set-up discussed in the article “No More Mr. Nice Guys” in the September 2018 issue of Writer’s Digest—all about unlikable but fascinating protagonists—lies at the heart of a form of moral argument known ...

Placeholder

OK to exclude scene disasters and tension buildup for cozy mysteries?

I don’t read cosy mysteries really, so my opinion is not so informed. However, I do enjoy watching a good mystery or reading a crime novel. Have you read Agatha Christie, since you reference her? How did she break up her books and dev...

Case Study: How Self-Publishing Led Author Jonathan French to Hybrid Success

Jonathan French’s approach to self-publishing played an important role in how editors and agents perceived his book, and persuaded French to reevaluate his perspective on how authors can, and should, break into print. author photo credit:...

5 Lessons Studying Sleight-of-Hand Can Teach You About Writing Suspense

by Michael Kardos Ever since I was a little kid I’ve loved magic. The first Broadway show I ever saw, at age seven, was The Magic Show starring the great Doug Henning. In eighth grade, I started studying sleight-of-hand with a teacher at...

Page 1 of 612345...Last »

Share on Social Media