Five Straightforward Ways to Create Stronger Characters

Five Straightforward Ways to Create Stronger Characters

Five Straightforward Ways to Create Stronger Characters This post was originally published in October 2017 and updated in September 2020. If your story doesn’t have strong, compelling characters … you’ll struggle to get readers. However intricate your...
Why Repetition Can Be Powerful … and How to Get it Right

Why Repetition Can Be Powerful … and How to Get it Right

Why Repetition Can Be Powerful … and How to Get it Right Is it ever okay to repeat the same word or phrase in your writing? Unintentional repetition is something that authors are (quite rightly) warned to watch out for, particularly in fiction. Intentional...