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150 Story Starters
Writing Prompts
150+ Story Starters: Creative Sentences To Start A Story

The most important thing about writing is finding a good idea. You have to have a great idea to write a story. You have to be able to see the whole picture before you can start to write it. Sometimes, you might need help with that. Story starters are a ...

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Character Development Tips For Developing Characters
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Character Development: 20 Tips for Developing Fictional Characters

Characters are at the heart of any story. They make choices, they struggle, they grow and they change. People can relate to good characters and understand the world they live in. But to create good characters, writers need to start with character development before writing their ...

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Elements Of a Story
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5 Elements Of a Story Explained With Examples (+ Free Worksheet)

What do all good stories have in common? And no it’s not aliens or big explosions! It's the five elements of a story: Characters, Setting, Plot, Conflict and Resolution. Story elements are needed to create a well-structured story. It doesn't matter if you're writing a short story or a long ...

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spring writing prompts
Writing Prompts
56 Spring Writing Prompts

Spring is a time for new beginnings, growth and re-birth. Watch the flowers bloom, as insects invade gardens, and animals awake from hibernation. Everything is alive and full of colour in Springtime. Some of the themes covered in this list of writing prompts about spring include flowers, insects, new beginnings, ...

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snowflake method
Story Writing Guides
Snowflake Method in 8 Steps With Examples + Free Templates

Ready to plot your story idea? The snowflake method is a brilliant technique for outlining your story ideas in just a few simple steps. Originally created by Randy Ingermanson, the snowflake method has quickly become one of the ’go-to’ tools for both beginners and experienced writers. The basic idea behind ...

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world building questions
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112+ World-Building Questions For Writers (+ Free Questionnaire PDF)

World-building in stories is all about creating a world that makes sense within the context of the story. Essentially a world is made of two main elements, the central idea of the story and a setting. Before we jump into the list of 112+ world-building questions, there are a couple ...

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How to Write a Fantasy Novel
Story Writing Guides
How to Write a Fantasy Novel in 12 Steps

Escape the chains of the real world, and jump straight into fantasy story-telling. Fantasy novels push the limits of your imagination - Taking on new worlds, creatures and magic. In this guide, we’ll show you how to write a fantasy novel in 12 ...

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How To Outline A Book
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How To Outline A Book [Free Outline Template]

Learn how to outline a book in seven easy steps. Don’t rush off and write a book yet! Wait a moment, and explore your book idea in detail. Is it interesting enough? Will there be any gaps in the plot? Can my readers understand it? You won’t know the answers ...

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story mountain
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Story Mountain Explained With Examples + Free Templates

Need help planning a story? A story mountain is a brilliant tool for helping new writers understand story structure and plotting. Behind every great story is a mountain metaphor. You start off on the safe, steady ground. As you make your way up the mountain, you face many conflicts and ...

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Newspaper headline Generator
Idea Generators
Newspaper Headline Generator: 1,000+ Headline Ideas

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Today’s big headline is this ultimate newspaper headline generator with over 1,000 headline ideas to write about! Use our list of random newspaper headline ideas to help create your own newspaper articles at home. Writing your own newspaper articles is a great writing activity ...

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