Tag: Writing Resources

5 Favorite Writing Reference Books

Full disclosure: I don’t read writing books as much as I maybe should. I tend to wing things, or read blog posts, or take courses (mostly wing things… I’m working on it). But I do have a pretty decent writing resource library, and I have actually read a few of the books in it, and they’re worth recommending, so here are five writing books that I’ve found helpful. Continue reading “5 Favorite Writing Reference Books”

Book Review: Project Canvas

Book Review: Project Canvas


An international writing community.

61 authors

11 countries

6 continents

Are you looking for advice on how to create the perfect villain? Do you need the courage to put your story down on paper?  Find this and more in Project Canvas, a writing resource written completely by teen and young adult writers and compiled by Caroline Meek and Olivia Rogers.


Project Canvas includes: Continue reading “Book Review: Project Canvas”

NaNoWriMo Resource Round-Up

NaNoWriMo Resource Round-Up

With NaNoWriMo beginning tomorrow, I thought I’d post a collection of helpful articles pertaining to the survival of this insane quest we’re undertaking.


Word Hunter’s NaNoWriMo checklist.

How To Win NaNoWriMo with a Publishing-Worthy Novel by Tomi Adeyemi. Continue reading “NaNoWriMo Resource Round-Up”

Writing Resource Roundup

Writing Resource Roundup

So I’m going to do something a little bit new and put together a roundup of online writing resources that I’ve found helpful, and hopefully you will too. All of the following are free unless marked.

Brandon Sanderson’s lectures at Brigham Young University. I’ve linked the first of twelve YouTube videos. I’ve only watched the first three so far, but they were very good. He talks about the main aspects of writing – characters, setting, and plot – and what he calls “the box,” which I haven’t gotten to yet. Continue reading “Writing Resource Roundup”