It’s the haunting time of the year, where ghosts, werewolves and all manner of darker beings walk amongst the vulnerable and innocent. Evil stalks the streets, fear builds in every heart, until all are wide-eyed and paranoid. It is Spooktober, the ideal time to write any scary stories that have been lingering in the dark recesses of your mind.
Here’s how you can take your idea and turn it into a scary story worth reading!
It’s coming up on that time of the year again. The National November Writing Month presents a challenge to every writer, professional or hobbyist, to write a 50,000-word novel in one month. Some writers take longer than a month for their planning, not to mention writing their novel. Yet, the purpose behind the challenge is clear; to give you a reason to write and finish a novel, not to perfect a story.
With the first day fast approaching, here is some pro advice on preparing for the NaNoWriMo!
Great practice for any writer is to take a break from full novels and write some short stories. To dabble with ideas that they considered, but weren’t sure how to work them into a full novel. Yet, whether you are scaling a mountain or a hill, there are always challenges. Challenges which stunt your writing process, leaving you with the question; how do I write a good short story?
Here are my top tips for writing short stories!
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