For Writers

© Daria Peoples


Grammar/ Technical Resources


Word Count & Chapter Length

The Industry Standard for Word Counts (PB, MG, YA, Novels)

AR Book Finder - Find the word counts of your favorite books. 



Character Driven Stories



Janice Hardy on plotting 


Seven Steps for Plotting and Pacing



Worksheets

Show, Don't Tell


POV


Voice

The Power of Voice

I'd Know That Voice Anywhere


Sequels

5 Rules for How to Write a Sequel for your Book

Storytelling





Beginnings


Scenes

10 Ways to Launch Strong Scenes

Editing/ Revisions


See our page on Revisions

Dialogue


10 Dos and Don'ts for Writing Realistic Dialogue 



General Writing








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