Write how your protagonist and their best friend or their closest ally met. Did they become friends immediately? Did they dislike each other at first? Were they forced into working with each other? Were they old school friends? Is your protagonist’s best friend imaginary? Are they the protagonist’s pet, or an animal of some kind?
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My First Creative Writing Tip! The Hook
First sentences, first paragraphs, first pages and first chapters need to be gripping. They’re often described as the ‘hook’. If your first chapter is boring, the likelihood is your readers are going to put the book down, and they won’t get to discover what amazing stories lie afterwards!
Introduction to Writer’s Block Cures!
This is one of the sections I’ll be addressing! If you’ve ever written (or tried to write) a book, you’ll probably have come across a feeling commonly known as writer’s block. (I know I have.) Especially if you really enjoy writing, it can be incredibly annoying. So I’ve come up with some ideas that might help. You can use them as they are or change them to create your own Writer’s Block Cure ideas. You can use characters, settings etc. from your books or make up some more.
One Word: Write!
‘If you wish to be a writer, write!’ – Epictetus. I think this quote says it all. If you don’t write, you’ll never get better at writing. (The same goes for pretty much anything!) So here’s my advice for you today: Keep Writing! If you ever need some motivating, head to the Page of Motivation!