For Writers

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Grammar/ Technical Resources


Word Count

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 

How To Write a Satisfying Ending


Seven Steps for Plotting and Pacing


Worksheets

Show, Don't Tell

POV


Voice

The Power of Voice

I'd Know That Voice Anywhere


Storytelling




Beginnings


Scenes

10 Ways to Launch Strong Scenes

A Scene Template for New Writers

Editing/ Revisions


See our page on Revisions

Dialogue


10 Dos and Don'ts for Writing Realistic Dialogue 



General Writing








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