Setting is the context in which a story or scene occurs and includes the time, place, and social environment. It is important to establish a setting in your story, so your readers can visualize and experience it.

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One of the most effective ways to convey passion and aid your readers' understanding of your message is to paint a word picture using comparative figures of speech.

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We can distinguish our friends and family by voice, and we know when we hear a stranger’s voice. But what makes a distinctive voice in writing?

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As you develop as a writer and work to perfect your craft, what you're aiming to improve as you practice and progress is your written fluency.

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How do you take your writing from mundane to transcendent? Incorporating these seven attributes of exquisite writing is a start.

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While a good, professional (human) editor is invaluable to your book – the purchase of manuscript editing software can be another prudent investment.

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For laughs, scares, tears, and thrills, nothing brings out emotions and draws in your readers like the little details.

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