Tag: writing tips
How to Use Dice and Oracle Tables to Guide Your Brainstorming Sessions
My recent solo rpg adventures have opened my mind to new methods of brainstorming and idea creation. So many table top games require you to roll dice, but can you really roll a few dice to help you brainstorm your next novel?
It’s the official month of NaNoWriMo prep! I’ve got a bunch of resources here to help you get you started and a bit of an update on how I’m going to be approaching NaNoWriMo this year!
How I Build a Fantasy World (+ UPDATED Worldbuilding Worksheet)
A deep dive into how my worldbuilding brainstorming works, how I like to build my fantasy worlds, and how I think you can world build more effectively. With a free printable template!
How I Use Notion to Organize my Writing
All of my systems have had a complete overhaul after I discovered Notion at the beginning of the year. After many months of working and fine tuning, I’ve finally settled into a Notion setup that works for me and my writing.
First Impressions: A Look at the Opening Lines of Popular Fantasy Novels
The first line is important, so I’m taking a look at the opening lines for twenty-five of the most popular fantasy novels.
Five Tips to Help You Reach Your (Camp) NaNoWriMo Goals
I mentioned these last year but I think they happen to be pretty good tips, so I’ve recapped them here for your writing convenience.
The Fantasy Plot Generator: 15 Places to Randomly Create Plots and Prompts for Writers, Dungeon Masters and Solo RPG Players.
Are you itching to sit down to write but have no idea what to write about? Are you new to tabletop rpgs and you’re running your first campaign and need a little help prepping that adventure? Check out some of these randomizers to get you started.
Five Tips for Writing a Mystery
Writing a mystery is unlike pretty much any other sort of writing – it really is like a puzzle and it can be hard. Here are five tips that might help.
How I Outline My Novels in 3 Simple Steps
Today we’re taking a deeper look into my creative process. It’s taken me a number of years but I’ve found a method of outlining that works for me and it’s really not that complicated.
NaNoWriMo and How to Survive It: 25 Ways to Get You Prepared for This November
NaNoWriMo is only a few days away! Hopefully you’re ready to write come November 1st, but there are other ways you might want to prepare yourself for 30 days of novel-writing madness!