Category: Writing

How to Create Realistic Characters 0

How to Create Realistic Characters

You pick up the novel that you’re been dying to get to all week. Everything about the book has hooked you from the start. The plot is intriguing, the characters are unique, relatable and quirky. Then, a few chapters in, something terrible happens. One (or more than one) character starts acting outside of what is expected of them. Don’t you just hate it when this happens? When you’ve spent so much time invested in a story only to have the characters dwindle midway. When I read a story, I can excuse many faults, even some grammatical errors (and yes these...

Overcoming Writer's Block 0

How to Overcome Writer’s Block

Have you ever wanted to write a piece or gotten an essay assignment and then when you sit down at your computer to actually start working on it, your mind goes completely blank? This, my friend, is what people like to call writer’s block. What is it? What is writer’s block? If you need to ask this question, you are a very fortunate individual to only be encountering it now. Our trusted friend, the Merriam Webster Dictionary defines writer’s block as a psychological inhibition preventing a writer from proceeding with a piece. The important thing you need to note in...