Perfecting your craft

Struggling to master the art of writing? Reedsy shares top tips from industry giants on perfecting your craft. Read to find actionable advice on plot, character, storytelling and more!

7 Elements of a Story: How to Create an Awesome Narrative

Nov 02, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

In this post, we reveal the seven essential story elements and show you how they work together. Read more →

How to Write Better: 6 Ways To Level Up Your Writing

Oct 28, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Whether you're working on a story, an essay, or an article, here are 6 ways to consistently write better. Read more →

5 Writing Techniques Every Writer Should Try on for Size

Oct 26, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Looking for some fresh writing techniques to build your skills or help you push through writer’s block? Here are 5 that you can try on for size! Read more →

9 Editing Tips: How to Self-Edit Your Own Writing (+ Checklist)

Oct 21, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Finished your first draft and ready for the next step? We've put together nine top tips to help kickstart your self-edit! Read more →

How to Write a Story in 6 Spellbinding Steps

Oct 07, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Whether you’re looking to pen a novel, a screenplay, or a short story, here’s how to write a fantastic story in six steps. Read more →

6 Fantastic Tips for Writing Stellar Science Fiction

Oct 05, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Build a compelling world and tell a story readers will love with these 6 tips on how to write science fiction. Read more →

Dynamic vs Static Characters: Definition and Examples

Sep 30, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

A deep dive on what dynamic and static characters are with plenty of examples from literature. Read more →

What is a Foil Character and What Role Do They Play? (With Examples)

Sep 01, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

What is a foil character and what do they add to a story? Here, we go through their main functions with examples from film and literature. Read more →

Rising Action: Where the Story Really Happens (With Examples)

Sep 01, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Here we will give you an in-depth tour of the beating engine at the heart of all your favorite stories: rising action. Read more →

ProWritingAid Review: Is this Grammarly for Serious Writers?

Jun 11, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

What does ProWritingAid offer and how does it compare to Grammarly? Find out in this comprehensive review and get 10% off a yearly subscription. Read more →

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