Jordan & Kori from Coffee, Book, & Candle guide readers on how to incorporate carnivalcore aesthetic into their writing.
Mundane utility is the everyday, mundane use of supernatural abilities. Here are five of these awesome powers, with ideas on how your characters might use these powers in their everyday lives.
As a writer of spec fic, part of worldbuilding is balancing the incredible abilities featured in your world. Whether they be superpowers, magic, or some other supernatural phenomenon, here are five powers that could become a deus ex machina if you’re not careful.
From bleak to whimsical, here are some tones to consider when writing your horror story!
Doing this again, friends, but we’re flipping the genre! Here are 8 sci-fi story plot ideas that don’t involve space.
Sci-fi and fantasy author Kristen Brand guides us through how to create an urban fantasy city!
Love is in the air! Here are four fantasy romance ideas to get your brain meat cookin’.
We’re doing this again, but this time we’re switching it up and bringing you 5 fantasy cliches you don’t have to avoid like the plague.
Maybe everything is a quest. Hell, I don’t know. But I’m here to gift you beloved noodles with some fantasy plot ideas that are not the traditional “journey to find something and stop the bad guy” quest.
What are some ways to subvert The Chosen One trope in a way that will keep your readers guessing?
When you think of different mythical creatures and monsters, what do they sound like? Here are five great animals that make sounds you could apply to the mythical beings in your world!
A list of urban legends that would make excellent horror movie monsters!
I want to help you blessed writers find new ways to destroy the world. Hey, what’s a good story without some world-ending conflict?
Characters should be motivated by something. But what are some bad or overdone character motivations?
Which mythical creature are you? Take this personality quiz to find out!
Hey, they’re used often for a reason, right? Here are some scifi cliches we shouldn’t be avoiding.
We see lots of cool jobs in fantasy and sci-fi. But what are some jobs you can’t feature in your next sci-fi or fantasy story that don’t appear as much?
Looking for ideas for a new story? Here are some unusual settings to consider writing about!