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Conflict

 

 

External Vs Internal Conflict by JoAnn Ross

 

The Conflict Test

 

What Is Conflict?

Conflict in Fiction

Creating Conflict & Sustaining Suspence

Conflict by Susan Vaughan

Expanding Your Conflict

Character

 

Breathing Life into Characters

Character Chart

Characterization

Characters and Story

Creating Memorable Characters

Establishing the Right Point of View

How to Create a Character Profile

Web Resources for Developing Characters

Please Get Your Characters Out of My Way!, by Kate Gerard

The Hero's Journey

The Heros Journey - a UC Berkeley Site

Heros Journey Summary of Steps

Heros Journey and Story Structure Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Myth and the hero's journey Big screen blockbusters

Hero's Journey in two classic stories

Start of the Hero's Journey

Intro to the Hero's Journey

The Hero's Journey - a Path to Plotting by Melinda Goodin

The Hero's Journey: A Guide to Plotting for Writers 

 
Story Structure

What is the Three Act Structure?-Stephen J Cannell Lecture 

the 3-Act story structure Killer

Basic Plotting for Science Fiction

Plotting Your Novel

Six Points About Character, Plot, and Dialogue You Wish You'd Have Known

Dialogue

 

12 Exercises for Improving Dialogue

 

Top 9 Tips for Writing Effective Dialogue

 

Creating Suspense

 

 

Dialogue: The Best Action

 

The Function of Dialogue by Linda Hope Lee

 

Speaking Of Dialogue by Robert J. Sawyer

 

Writing Believable Dialogue

Dialogue - Functions

Dialogue Tips

Good Dialogue

Writing Great Dialogue

Editing

 

 

Writer, Edit Thyself

 

Common Mistakes In Fiction Manuscripts

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Strunk, William, Jr. 1918. The Elements of Style

Writing Links Pages

Tips and Articles for Writers Happily Ever After

Articles links page

Articles - Writing

Writing Tips and Books

Elements of a Successful Novel

Great link page

Fiction Factor - Writing Tips for Fiction Writers

Creativity Portal - many writing resources

Heartland Writer's Guild

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Resource Central Writing Links

 

ComputerEase - Various writing resources

Miscellaneous

Resources for Writers

author-me.com - writing resources

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The Writer's Page - online resources

The Sharp Writer - resources for writers

A portrait of a novel being written

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