This is a mix of what I’ve learnt from Larry Brooks and Robert McKee, which may help you to quickly prepare for NaNoWriMo or writing a novel in a month or rather 50,000 words. The following list of prompts is to help guide you into finding your story and helping you to create a scene list that you can work with during November. Remember, it’s action
There are a few story idea generators out there, and today I wanted to give you a handy list with all the best ones. This week, I’m focusing on Romance. That’s right, romance… Aka love stories. This is a very popular genre that people love to write in or give a go, since it’s such a popular genre for readers.
Update 27th September 2018 – The How to Write a Novel class is now closed – To be updated when it’s available again, head over to Holly’s and sign up to be on the notification list: HTWAN Launch List. Do you want to write a novel? Have you started over and over again, and never finished? Or do you just think about it and read writing how-to books
So, I know a lot of my readers like first line writing prompts, so I decided to pull together a list of awesome last liners from popular and unpopular novels to use a writing kick starter. Use these famous last novel lines as a story starter or prompt to help you start a new short story or something longer.
Just a quick post today — as you might have noticed, I just LOVE Holly Lisle’s writing classes. I’m actually super gutted I’ve found them so late in my life, as they are really helping me achieve some major writing goals (in particular, actually finishing stuff.) With this site, I wanted to give you a shortcut to the writing techniques I’ve learnt over the years, but then I found