Fiction


how to write a skit without hating everyone
It’s happened to me every Thanksgiving for the past four years: a group of us sit down to come up with the most hilarious skit of all time. Three people share their ideas, and the other twelve groan internally and go along with it. Teachers, extroverts, and youth group leaders […]

How to Write a Skit (without hating everyone)


how to write microfiction
What is microfiction? Is it different from flash fiction? Microfiction is fiction that is written in 300 words or less. It encompasses forms such as the six-word story, twitterature (140 character story), dribble (50 words) and drabble (100 words). Microfiction is a subset of flash fiction. That is, all microfiction […]

How to Write Microfiction for Beginners


how to write dream sequences
Should I use a dream sequence? Dreams in literature tend to serve one of three purposes: to foreshadow (either as a direct prophecy or as a tip-off to the reader), to tell about a character’s inner torment, or to be a flashback. Dreams can be seen as gimmicky because they […]

How to Write Dream Sequences that Don’t Suck