How to Create Suspense in Fiction?

Answer Real life is only occasionally suspenseful, and few people are ever in life-or-death situations. In fiction, however, life is always exciting and dangerous; if it wasn't, it wouldn't offer an escap... Read More »

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How to Create Incredible Fan Fiction?

Whether it's your favorite manga, anime, book, movie or video game you choose, any of these are a great choice on which to base a fan fiction storyHave you been dying to create a fan-fiction epic b... Read More »

How to Create a Credible Villain in Fiction?

Bluebeard, a character created by Charles PerraultCreating a credible villain for fiction writing requires quite a bit more than slapping together some typically evil or just "icky" traits. It requ... Read More »

How to Create a Realistic Fiction Character?

Sculpting charactersRealistic characters are one of the cornerstones of good fiction. If you're having trouble creating them, this article might help you get started.

How do I create historical fiction characters?

AttitudesExplore how your historical characters think differently than contemporary ones. A 19th-century woman will have a different view of marriage than her 21st-century counterpart. Children we... Read More »