Fiction Writing

Channel Title : Diane Callahan - Quotidian Writer Views : 52519 DisLikes : 12 Published Date :2017-06-29T22:37:18Z
A well-written scene is like a good lover—it keeps your interest throughout and, by the end, leaves you begging for more. Once you know the best techniques for titillating your readers, your stories will never be labeled as boring ol vanilla. My Professional Editing Services: Twitter: Love my channel? Treat me to a cup of coffee at Music: Clockwork by Vindsvept -!
Channel Title : TED-Ed Views : 2687178 DisLikes : 1142 Published Date :2015-11-16T16:37:24Z
View full lesson: The point of fiction is to cast a spell, a momentary illusion that you are living in the world of the story. But as a writer, how do you suck your readers into your stories in this way? Nalo Hopkinson shares some tips for how to use language to make your fiction really come alive. Lesson by Nalo Hopkinson, animation by Enjoyanimation....!
Channel Title : vlogbrothers Views : 341148 DisLikes : 138 Published Date :2019-06-07T16:09:12Z
All-in-all, I think the second book has been easier than the first for me. This is (I have heard) not the usual experience. In part, I think this is because I didnt have to work as hard to create the characters (they already existed) and because I had some really strong ideas coming out of the last one. Still, there are some practical reasons why it was easier as well...just because I knew about them now. Ways in which I had previously misunderstood the writing process. Here are a few of those...!
Channel Title : Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Views : 327387 DisLikes : 394 Published Date :2014-09-25T16:17:45Z
Editors want to be sucked into a story, and they can usually tell after just a few lines if thats likely to happen. Writers and editors Victor Dwyer and Charlotte Gill were at The Banff Centre as the Literary Journalism programs editors. They sat down with Ian Brown to talk about modern writing in 2014. Follow the Banff Centre: Facebook: Twitter: Website:!
Channel Title : ServiceScape Views : 43597 DisLikes : 35 Published Date :2019-07-10T18:14:25Z
In this video, we discuss how to write a great fantasy novel through advice from some of the most well-known fantasy authors—particularly, George R. Martin and J.R.R. Tolkien. Fantasy novel writers are responsible for taking readers on an unforgettable journey. Their pages must be filled with compelling characters and riveting plot twists. Their words must have the power to penetrate the heart. Their themes must strike a balance between good and evil. When done correctly...readers feel li...!
Channel Title : The Write Channel with Nicola Monaghan Views : 1167014 DisLikes : 398 Published Date :2015-01-25T00:11:09Z
Learn creative writing from bestselling horror and mystery author Stephen King. Hes as famous as authors come and a true talent. Who better to listen to about writing and creating stories? A montage of tips and advice from Stephen King talks about character, plot, notebooks, ideas, process and all sorts of things. He gives some brilliant advice that is slightly different to what you might hear elsewhere. So sit back and listen to the wonderful, refreshing and amazing Stephen King. Thanks for...!
Channel Title : TEDx Talks Views : 686321 DisLikes : 361 Published Date :2014-11-13T18:09:59Z
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Or at least be happier whilst trying! This is Nathans guide to novel writing in 7 easy (ish!) steps. Nathan won the Costa Book Prize in 2013 with his debut novel, The Shock Of The Fall. It has been translated into 27 languages. Nathan worked part time as a mental health nurse in Bristol and his book’s narrator is a 19 year old boy with schizophrenia. He graduated from Bath Spa University in 2010 with an...!
Channel Title : National Centre for Writing Views : 196737 DisLikes : 99 Published Date :2018-12-05T08:00:04Z
Were excited to present the full, extended interview with Margaret Atwood conducted by our Young Ambassadors Emily Webb and Grace Murray earlier in the year. The interview covers everything from how Margaret started writing, why her novels tackle such challenging subjects and her top 5 tips for new writers. Listen to the audio version on our podcast: Find out more about the National Centre for Writing:!
Channel Title : Brandon Sanderson Views : 318153 DisLikes : 63 Published Date :2020-01-22T19:20:54Z
Welcome to my first (very blurry - it should be fixed for the next upload) lecture of my BYU 2020 creative writing class. As you probably surmised from the title of the video, I focus on writing science fiction and fantasy. This class was more of an introduction for the rest of the term but I do discuss a few important things: creating writing habits, a bit about discovery/architect writing, and how writing groups should work....!
Channel Title : ShaelinWrites Views : 3988 DisLikes : 2 Published Date :2020-08-07T16:30:00Z
In which I take huge liberties with the things Wikipedia taught me in order to make sense of this brain-melting inception writing craft topic. →BLM petitions, donations, and resources (updating list): / →Yemen Crisis information, donations, and petitions (updating list): →Anti-Racism Resource Guide: →Help Lebanon: →Issues in...!
Channel Title : Jerry B. Jenkins Views : 1452987 DisLikes : 629 Published Date :2018-10-01T12:16:29Z
Have you ever had a book idea so captivating you just knew it would finally push you across the finish line? But, like most, you soon ran out of steam and had no idea where to go next? Writers fail not because of their writing—but because of a lack of preparation. In this video I distill my 40+ years of experience into 17 minutes packed with some of my best advice. You’ll discover: - How to avoid feeling overwhelmed - How to know your book idea is big enough - How to finally start me...!
Channel Title : Bibliostar.TV Views : 492457 DisLikes : 111 Published Date :2013-02-21T04:57:18Z
In this interview with Rich Fahle of Bibliostar.TV, bestselling author Stephen King discusses the art of writing short stories and short fiction, and the fact that many writers today forgo the short story to write the novel, sometimes before they are ready to navigate the quagmire of the novel....!
Channel Title : Aegon Targaryen Views : 127752 DisLikes : 25 Published Date :2019-03-01T18:30:02Z
Previous Video - George RR Martin on How to Be a Great Writer: Full Interview: A song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones Author George R. R. Martin Interview...!
Channel Title : Teaching Without Frills Views : 256719 DisLikes : 292 Published Date :2017-11-20T20:07:47Z
This video series teaches children how to write realistic fiction stories! Episode 1 gives a quick overview to describe the elements of realistic fiction, including the characters, setting, and events. Enjoy! TEACHERS! For accompanying writing resources, check out my TPT store here! Need mentor text ideas? Ive listed my favorites on Amazon!!
Channel Title : TED-Ed Views : 5286916 DisLikes : 5436 Published Date :2014-01-09T16:06:12Z
View full lesson: Why is J.R.R. Tolkiens Lord of the Rings trilogy so compelling? How about The Matrix or Harry Potter? What makes these disparate worlds come alive are clear, consistent rules for how people, societies -- and even the laws of physics -- function in these fictional universes. Author Kate Messner offers a few tricks for you, too, to create a world worth exploring in your own words. Lesson by Kate Messner, ani...!
Channel Title : Vivien Reis Views : 130155 DisLikes : 58 Published Date :2019-02-13T15:52:02Z
Today, Im talking all about the basics of writing a novel! Im taking you through all the major steps to take you from idea to ready-for-publication. For more information on any of the topics mentioned, see the videos below! FAQ Outlining & Brainstorming: How to Outline Your Novel: Quality vs. Quantity: HUGE FAQ Editing: ...!
Channel Title : Teaching Without Frills Views : 168727 DisLikes : 217 Published Date :2017-12-05T03:10:50Z
This video series teaches children how to write realistic fiction stories! Episode 3 is all about writing an introduction to hook the reader and introduce the main character and setting. TEACHERS! For accompanying writing resources, check out my TPT store here! Need mentor text ideas? Ive listed my favorites on Amazon!!
Channel Title : Self Publishing School Views : 34388 DisLikes : 18 Published Date :2019-10-29T21:13:22Z
Learning how to write a novel can be difficult if youre not sure what to include in yours and what to leave out. In this video, we break down the main elements of a novel youll want to write in order to produce a worthy final product. SUBSCRIBE HERE: Ready to publish your book? Check out our free training here: HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL BLOG POST: CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT BLOG...!
Channel Title : Writing with Jenna Moreci Views : 362010 DisLikes : 1346 Published Date :2018-07-11T23:02:01Z
Channel Title : Kristen Kieffer Views : 2407 DisLikes : 15 Published Date :2019-06-06T14:44:11Z
Feel like your writing skills arent doing your stories justice? I hear you, writer. I love crafting characters, plots, settings, and story worlds, but I lack a natural knack for prose. Unsatisfied with my writing, Ive spent the past several years working day in and day out to level up my writing game, and though Ill always be improving, Im proud of where my prose now stands. The process of improving your writing can certainly be intimidating. In todays episode, I aim to help you overcome that...!
Channel Title : Alexa Donne Views : 7940 DisLikes : 9 Published Date :2019-11-11T17:30:00Z
What is commercial fiction? How it is different from literary fiction? How do they differ? Im giving an overview of these two often compared, opposing types of books. But, as I cover in the video, theres a TON inbetween, and commercial vs. literary can be limiting. +OTHER PROJECTS+ Support NovelTea Show on Patreon! Were launching a podcast, with your support. +AFFILIATE LINKS+ Try BOTM YA book box: +B...!
Channel Title : Ellen Brock Views : 92282 DisLikes : 56 Published Date :2020-01-31T17:53:45Z
Knowing what type of writer you are can help you to find strategies that best utilize your strengths and minimize your weaknesses. SHOW NOTES & TIMESTAMPS 02:20 Plotter vs. Pantser Plotter: A writer who plans their story before writing the first draft. Pantser: A writer who flies by the seat of their pants when writing the first draft (doesnt plan). 06:20 Intuitive vs. Methodological Intuitive: A writer who bases their story and edits on their gut feelings and instincts. Methodolog...!
Channel Title : Keylin Rivers Views : 1540 DisLikes : 2 Published Date :2020-01-23T03:56:18Z
Want to write a book? Dont know how? In this video we discuss how to write a fiction book! Geared towards beginners, this video will help you get that book written, from the brainstorming phase to writing those two magic words... the end. All opinions are my own. ▶ READ THE FIRST 200 PAGES IF ALL THE KINGS TRAITORS FOR FREE BY SIGNING UP FOR MY NEWSLETTER: ▶ Buy my book: ▶ JOIN THE...!
Channel Title : Strand Book Store Views : 44131 DisLikes : 32 Published Date :2017-04-28T16:34:51Z
To celebrate the 2017 Edgar Awards for mystery writing, four crime novelists talk about what it takes to write stories that kill. Explore the dark alleyways of the publishing industry with this panel featuring (from left to right) Alex Segura, Lori Rader-Day, Julia Dahl, and Reed Farrel Coleman. Reed Farrel Coleman has been called a “hard-boiled poet” by NPR’s Maureen Corrigan and the “noir poet laureate” in the Huffington Post. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Robert B....!
Channel Title : Brandon Sanderson Views : 227780 DisLikes : 39 Published Date :2020-01-29T23:02:47Z
Welcome to the second lecture of my BYU 2020 creative writing class. As you probably surmised from the title of the video, I focus on writing science fiction and fantasy. This class was the first half of my lecture on plotting and is focused on promises, progress, payoff (twists), and different plot types....!
Channel Title : The Creative Penn Views : 55066 DisLikes : 25 Published Date :2014-07-27T15:30:04Z
Get your free Successful Author Blueprint: For more free help on writing, check out: James Scott Bell is the best-selling and award-winning author of thriller novels, zombie legals, historical romance, and lots and lots of books on the craft of writing. Hes a professional speaker, teaching novel-writing and other skills for writers, and his latest book is How to Write Dazzling Dialogue. We discuss: Why is...!
Channel Title : tom bell Views : 2136 DisLikes : 0 Published Date :2018-10-02T10:43:28Z
The Great Courses Writing Great Fiction Storytelling Tips and Techniques Part 02...!
Channel Title : Teaching Without Frills Views : 157465 DisLikes : 228 Published Date :2017-12-07T02:52:17Z
This video series teaches children how to write realistic fiction stories! Episode 4 guides children through writing a draft. Students will write events leading up to the problem, and then focus on creating a detailed description of the problem. TEACHERS! For accompanying writing resources, check out my TPT store here! Need mentor text ideas? Ive listed my favorites on Amazon!!
Channel Title : Ellen Brock Views : 71953 DisLikes : 21 Published Date :2016-07-27T13:04:22Z
Aspiring writers often wonder how to develop their writing voice. In this video I go over my top tips for developing a strong voice that works well for your novel. This video is part of my Novel Boot Camp series. A new video will be posted every weekday in July. The FULL SCHEDULE can be viewed here: Please like, subscribe, and share my videos! It really helps me out. Thanks for watching! ...!
Channel Title : Danyal Fryer Views : 52170 DisLikes : 43 Published Date :2017-10-25T11:30:00Z
In this video we will be looking at different concepts of horror in fiction – looking at the different ways you can breakdown and analyse horror – helping fellow writers and storytellers to use these concepts in different ways to make your horror writing more original. Gear used in the creation of this video: Sony a7 III - Sony 55mm - Sony 24mm - Deity V-Mic D3 Pro – Zoom H4n Pro - https://amzn...!
Channel Title : Diane Callahan - Quotidian Writer Views : 31158 DisLikes : 19 Published Date :2018-04-02T20:14:41Z
Literary vs. genre fiction, mainstream vs. commercial, realism vs. escapism—do these distinctions really matter? For both readers and writers, this long-standing debate has created a divide in the book world. In this video, I’ll explain the key differences between the two classifications in terms of purpose, plot scale, and writing style. My Professional Editing Services: Twitter: Love my channel? Treat me to a cup of ...!
Channel Title : Derek Murphy Views : 1002 DisLikes : 0 Published Date :2020-06-04T05:30:18Z
FREE WRITING COURSE! Heres a one-hour masterclass on the basics of writing fiction. Its the first lesson of my free writing summer camp, which starts today with over 500 people registered.Heres the link if you want to join or get a PDF of the slides. first class may seem basic, but Im constantly surprised how few authors actually know how to craft the first few chapters, and ...!
Channel Title : Diane Callahan - Quotidian Writer Views : 16633 DisLikes : 12 Published Date :2020-04-03T03:09:28Z
“Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about. Be willing to be split open.” – Natalie Goldberg Writing with emotional honesty is hard. For one thing, what does that even mean? Well, it can involve borrowing from personal experience, finding what scares you, seeking contradictions, and creating beauty from life’s uncertainties. I hope the many literary examples in this video will inspire you to dig deep and WRITE NAKED. Love my channel? Treat m...!
Channel Title : Conversation SnapShots Views : 14416 DisLikes : 2 Published Date :2014-12-09T19:45:19Z
Writer and producer Clive Barker talks about the craft of writing. This excerpt was taken from the television program Conversation filmed in 1990. The interviewer was Cary MacDonald. The show was directed and produced by John Richardson....!
Channel Title : e-Learning Point Views : 12730 DisLikes : 4 Published Date :2019-02-07T14:14:43Z
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Channel Title : Libby Stephenson Views : 3422 DisLikes : 5 Published Date :2018-04-03T15:56:37Z
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Channel Title : Francina Simone Views : 11377 DisLikes : 4 Published Date :2016-07-11T14:30:00Z
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Channel Title : The Creative Penn Views : 2167 DisLikes : 1 Published Date :2019-07-22T06:15:01Z
Get your Free Author 2.0 Blueprint at: Writing for fun and for money is definitely possible, as I discuss with Jason Brick in todays interview. He writes flash fiction for fun and takes high-paying freelance writing jobs for income and shares tips for both. In the intro, highlights from the Audio Publishers Association survey [Publishing Perspectives]; PublishDrive announces Abacus, a tool for co-writing payment splitting even if you dont publish thro...!
Channel Title : Cy Porter Views : 48207 DisLikes : 45 Published Date :2012-03-03T20:20:54Z Show notes: Find and map out the plot and all the subplots in your story. Work on them separately to improve your story. Its better to look at each subplot separated from the rest of the story. Use subplot to make three dimensional characters. Each character should have their own lives besides what they do to push the plot forward. Its good to work outside of the story you are writing. Map out the main plot and then find the sub plots. Relations...!
Channel Title : The Creative Penn Views : 1943 DisLikes : 3 Published Date :2019-06-02T17:00:01Z
Get your Free Author 2.0 Blueprint at: Conflict lies at the heart of every great story but writers often get important details wrong when it comes to criminal investigation. Youll get some great tips from this conversation with Detective Adam Richardson. Adam Richardson is a California police detective and host of the weekly Writers Detective Bureau Podcast where he answers questions about criminal investigation and police work posed by crime fiction ...!
Channel Title : Dr Shaym Views : 161961 DisLikes : 153 Published Date :2018-02-22T19:00:06Z
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Channel Title : Sebastiene Views : 23864 DisLikes : 16 Published Date :2015-11-01T23:07:45Z
A quick tour of how I had to reorganize my writing binder today. When you regularly work on so many projects, you organize well or you drown. If you enjoyed this video, please click on that Like button for more videos. Thank you! All of my videos are Closed Captioned by hand for the hearing impaired. ►Subscribe: ►Website: ►Twitter: ►Facebook:!
Channel Title : Derek Murphy Views : 1109 DisLikes : 0 Published Date :2019-09-04T16:23:05Z
I made a list of some common problems and issues most writers have in their first draft or novel (even published authors with multiple books dont do all of this stuff well). If youre stuck in your first draft, or arent getting the sales and book reviews, these are probably the reasons why. Im going to clean this up into a simple checklist to add to my plotting resources and my new book on the craft of writing. In the meantime make sure you grab my 24-chapter novel template: https://www.creativi...!
Channel Title : Reedsy Views : 7842 DisLikes : 2 Published Date :2017-08-11T15:47:24Z
-- Read the transcript: -- Learn more about professional book proposal services: In this webinar, best-selling ghostwriter Barry Fox focuses on a few key elements of an effective non-fiction book proposal that will grab an agent or publisher by the scruff of the neck. I’m Barry Fox, author, ghostwriter, editor of some 50 published non-fiction books: business books, memoirs, h...!
Channel Title : Views : 19529 DisLikes : 7 Published Date :2010-10-18T19:35:26Z
Complete Premium video at: Authors Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith weigh in on whether they prefer writing fiction or non-fiction. Chabon explains why he leans toward fiction, while Smith discusses her preference for sticking to the facts. ----- Michael Chabon won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay and a Hugo Award for his novel The Yiddish Policemens Union. His other books include the no...!

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