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Writing Forward · 4d ago

Creative Writing: Skill vs. Talent

Is effective and compelling creative writing borne of skill or talent? There has always be...
Writing Forward · 6d ago

How to Develop a Beneficial Writing Process

Today I’d like to share a few excerpts from my book 10 Core Practices for Better Writing. ...
Writing Forward · 1W ago

Writing Tips: Do It Anyway

  From a distance, writing looks like one of the easiest jobs in the world. You get to set...
Writing Forward · 1W ago

Writing Resources: The Chicago Manual of Style

The Chicago Manual of Style is the most widely used resource for American English style, grammar, and punctuation. If you’re working on any kind of writing project and need a solid reference that provides answers for how to consistently apply style a...
Writing Forward · 2W ago

Poetry Prompts for Fall

It seems like summer always passes too quickly and winter lasts too long. Maybe that’s why...
Writing Forward · 2W ago

Getting Into Character: Fiction Writing Exercises

Writers are not actors, but sometimes we need to get into character. To truly understand t...
Writing Forward · 3W ago

Creating Authentic Character Relationships

As storytellers, we often look for ways to make our characters as lifelike as possible: we...
Writing Forward · 3W ago

Using Allusion in Poetry Writing

An allusion is an indirect or explicit reference. In poetry, most allusions refer to other...
Writing Forward · 1M ago

Homophones: Its and It’s

Homophones confuse some people and annoy others. I often see people online complaining about other people who can’t differentiate between the spellings of homophones like your and you’re; th...
Writing Forward · 1M ago

How to Be More Creative in Your Writing

Here’s an age-old question: is creative writing an art or a craft? Artistically minded writers will say that writing is most definitely an art while those who who think more analytically wil...