Fiction writing lends itself to an endless array of characters, from humans to mythical creatures: borrowed, created, or something in between.
Every writer creates their own type of outline. Or, sometimes they don’t.
Writing romance (without sounding like a sap) doesn’t have to be an exercise in clichés. Learn to avoid this genre’s tired tropes, or at least how to use them to your advantage.
Showing vs. telling: both are key to establishing mood and tone, and creating an immersive storytelling experience.
Black and white is great for photography. In stories? Not so much. Painting your fictional characters in shades of grey is crucial.
Writing action sequences (without punching yourself or your audience in the face) is a delicate art.