Because dialogue is one of the essential components of strong writing, we want to help you get it exactly right. To that end, we’ve put together this list of rules, dialogue examples, and more that will have you writing sparkling conversation in no time!
So you’ve finally gotten to the last page of your draft and have just typed, “The End.” Congratulations! Is it time to pop open the champagne? 🍾 Not quite. Authors who have completed a draft now face an equally (if not more) important task: editing their manuscript. To help you learn how to edit a ... read more »
So, you want to know how to write a children’s book? You've got the right idea in mind — children and teenagers are some of the most devoted readers out there! But you should know that writing great children's literature is no easy feat, especially if you're brand-new to the game. Luckily, we're here to ... read more »
Wordsworth once wrote, “Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.” The role of the poet, then, is to collect those emotions. But as museum aficionados will know, even the finest collections require a curator — and that’s where a poetry editor comes into play. Some ... read more »
Whether you're a writer, reader, student, or all of the above, it's important to know how literary devices work. For writers, strong device usage can elevate prose from meager to magnificent. For readers, they can provide a greater understanding of the text. And for students, knowing a few literary devices might just be the key ... read more »