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How Many Pages is 1,000 Words? A Thorough Account

Jan 31, 2023

Wondering how many pages 1,000 words are to prepare yourself for your submission? This post breaks down all the factors affecting page count. Read more →


What is Blackout Poetry? The Ultimate Guide to Erasure Verse

Jan 30, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

Wondering what blackout poetry is? Learn its history and how to make your own erasure poem in this post. Read more →


How Creative Poetry Book Layouts Can Elevate Your Verse

Jan 17, 2023 – Book Design

Want to know what goes into creating a poetry book layout? Learn how it all comes together from our experienced designers. Read more →


Character Backstory: 7 Tips for Deepening Your Character's History

Jan 16, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

Want to give your character's past extra depth? Check out these seven tips for creating an interesting character backstory. Read more →


The 7 Best Proofreading Software to Level Up Your Writing

Jan 13, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

Let technology help you correct spelling and grammar mistakes in your writing. Here are the 7 best proofreading tools available right now. Read more →


Who vs. Whom: How to Tell Which Word to Use

Jan 11, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

Ward off the grammar snobs in your life by finally figuring out the difference between "who" and "whom." Read more →


Plottr Review: Features, Strengths, and Weaknesses

Jan 04, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

Find out if Plottr is the writing app for you as we break down its features in this review from the team at Reedsy. Read more →


Book Writing Templates: A Writer’s Secret Weapon [Download]

Dec 09, 2022 – Perfecting your Craft

Download 10 free templates to help you quickly shape your book idea into a unique story. Read more →


What is a Literary Agent, and How Can They Help You Publish?

Nov 04, 2022

What makes a literary agent so valuable to an author? Find out what agents do, how they collaborate with authors, and how they get paid in this guide. Read more →


10 Personal Narrative Examples to Inspire Your Writing

Oct 31, 2022 – Perfecting your Craft

Need inspiration for your next personal narrative essay? Take a look at these ten fantastic examples from recent years. Read more →


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