This infographic gives brief summaries of the 12 Jungian personality archetypes, for use when building charcaters. As with any writing tools, archetypes are really most useful if you think of them as a starying block - you cannot simply reduce people to 12 options.   Most people will show traits from multiple categories. As a writer, you may want to think about each character's primary and secondary archetypes.  As always, remember: Tools, not rules!

Why You Should Never Trust Spell Check

This infographic gives brief summaries of the 12 Jungian personality archetypes, for use when building charcaters. As with any writing tools, archetypes are really most useful if you think of them as a starying block - you cannot simply reduce people to 12 options. Most people will show traits from multiple categories. As a writer, you may want to think about each character's primary and secondary archetypes. As always, remember: Tools, not rules!

Ideas for the first sentence of a book. #nanowrimo #YWP

WRITING YOUR FIRST BOOK PART 2: THE FIRST SENTENCE

Pinning for later when I finally get my first draft done!!!

EDITING YOUR FIRST DRAFT: HOW TO PREPARE YOURSELF

Conflict – the foundation of every novel bled onto the page. Without it, your book flatlines harder than the grim reaper. No self-respecting book doctor will even attempt to resuscitate it. A…

10 Things Every Writers Needs To Know About Conflict

Conflict – the foundation of every novel bled onto the page. Without it, your book flatlines harder than the grim reaper. No self-respecting book doctor will even attempt to resuscitate it. A…

12 Unusual Productivity Hacks to Help You Write Faster | Inc.com

12 Unusual Productivity Hacks to Help You Write Faster

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It's impossible to figure out how to outline any one aspect of your story in isolation. Instead, learn 3 ways to "bob and weave" from one to the next.

It's impossible to figure out how to outline any one aspect of your story in isolation. Instead, learn 3 ways to "bob and weave" from one to the next.

How to Create an Epic Character for your novel: this infographic lays out nine foundation blocks to help you get to know your character on an entirely new level.  Make sure to check out the workbook by clicking the pin if you want to delve into your character development in more detail! // Something Delicious

How to Create an Epic Character for your novel: this infographic lays out nine foundation blocks to help you get to know your character on an entirely new level. Make sure to check out the workbook by clicking the pin if you want to delve into your character development in more detail! // Something Delicious

Is your story dragging? Learn 5 strategies for increasing your story's tension…

5 Ways to Increase Your Story's Tension

Top Tips for Writing Female Villains from 13 Steps To Evil - How To Craft A Superbad Villain

13 Steps To Evil – How To Craft Superbad Villains Is HERE!

Top Tips for Writing Female Villains from 13 Steps To Evil - How To Craft A Superbad Villain

Showing vs. Telling Writing Anchor Chart! This blog post also contains a FREE Show Don't Tell Bingo game!

Show, Don't Tell: A FREE Writing Lesson

Showing vs. Telling Writing Anchor Chart! This blog post also contains a FREE Show Don't Tell Bingo game!

This is good. Although I can't say I fully agree - I tend to like showing feelings, but only to a certain extent I suppose. I do agree with always showing the emotions, though.

How to Avoid Tricky Grammar Mistakes: Confusing Plurals

This is good. Although I can't say I fully agree - I tend to like showing feelings, but only to a certain extent I suppose. I do agree with always showing the emotions, though.

Printable writing aid that lists words that writers can use to describe someone's voice.

Writing Aid - words that describe someone's voice (Butterfly and Bear)

Have the first name down but can't quite figure out what your character's last name should be? Here are thousands of surname choices for your #NaNoWriMo characters! #writingtips #characters

Have the first name down but can't quite figure out what your character's last name should be? Here are thousands of surname choices for your #NaNoWriMo characters! #writingtips #characters

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