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We’ve all heard the phrase “good readers make good writers,” but just what does it mean, why is it important, and how does one go about reading like a writer?
Dialogue writing examples from popular reads and AI teach us interesting things about what makes human-written dialogue better, juicier with voice, viewpoint, and balance between elements. Learn more.
Artificial intelligence for writing is as useful a writing tool as you make it. Read ten ideas to make AI writing generators work for your creative process.
What are the best storytelling websites? We’ve put together a selection of writing sites offering writing tips, help with plot and character, book publication and promo resources and more.
Using novel planner tools helps you build a story with purpose. Whether you use a step-by-step, prompted outlining process like Now Novel’s dashboard or other story software, try these tips to for planning and making progress:
Being a story planner is not necessarily vital for success. Some writers swear by seeing where a loose, less structured writing process takes them. Yet this may take longer, and there are other risks to having no story scaffolding. Learn how to organize your novel using methods such as online story planners and tools, annotation and story planner templates:
Google Docs is already a useful free word processor. But these 6 Google Docs add-ons for writers will help you brainstorm, write and revise further:
Every part of writing a story has its challenges. A good arsenal of writing tools makes your process easier. Try these writing tools we’ve grouped by purpose: