How to Write Iambic Pentameter With David Mamet
Iambic pentameter, frequently taught in high schools using classic English poetry, is actually a mark of natural human speech patterns.
Nov 15, 2018
How Malcolm Gladwell Creates Suspense in His Writing
What makes a good story? According to celebrated journalist and author Malcolm Gladwell, a good story is built on a structure that sets up a problem—then solves it in unexpected...
Oct 24, 2018
Malcolm Gladwell’s Tips for Structuring a Story Like “The Ketchup Conundrum”
Acclaimed author and podcaster Malcolm Gladwell wrote a famous New Yorker article titled “The Ketchup Conundrum” that delves into the puzzles of innovation and stagnation. Learn...
Oct 24, 2018
How to Write a Compelling Ending, According to R.L. Stine
Goosebumps author R.L. Stine shares thoughts on ending a story—or chapter, or novel—with satisfying plot twists that leave readers begging for more.
Oct 9, 2018
Noun Phrase Guide: How to Use Noun Phrases in Writing
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What Is Metonymy? Definition, Examples, and Uses of Metonymy in Writing
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How to Find the Right Structure for Your Novel in 5 Steps
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How to Write About Music: A Guide for Music Writers
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