creative writing



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



how to write every day
Why should I write every day? The only way to get better at writing is to write more. If you’ve been writing for any amount of time, you know how painful looking back at any earlier pieces is. (Heck, even when editing your own work you may recognize that agonizing […]

How to Write Every Day