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Fighter's Block!

Fighter's Block!

Featherstone: A game to give you that motivation to sit down and write with vigor and speed!

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The Poem of the Week

The Poem of the Week

alliyah: Read a poem, share a poem! If you read a great poem, share it here!

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How To Structure Your Story

How To Structure Your Story

Mea: A fascinating and helpful series of blog posts by an author on how story structure works.

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Worldbuilding Stack Exchange

Worldbuilding Stack Exchange

Mea: A website where people ask, answer, and discuss worldbuilding hypotheticals and questions!

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Jenna Moreci on Writing

Jenna Moreci on Writing

Rosendorn: Writing advice delivered with humour

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Writing Help

Writing Help

Steggy: Here you can find help with your writing! From generators to writerly advice, it is all here.

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Need names?

Need names?

Sheyren: A great site for learning the meaning of names.

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Share a Poem

Share a Poem

Aley: Links to cool poems you have found around the site, especially in the NaPo threads

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Basic Plot Elements

Basic Plot Elements

niteowl: Make your stories more dramatic!

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Famous Authors in The US

Famous Authors in The US

niteowl: The most famous author from each US State

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Snowflake Method

Snowflake Method

Aley: Ever get stuck on creating your novel? This is a pre-writing plan for you!

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YWS Code Book

YWS Code Book

Aley: Want to master BBC? Check out this resource!

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A Rundown on Reviewing

A Rundown on Reviewing

Aley: An FAQ for reviewing on YWS

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Reviewing Skilled Writers

Reviewing Skilled Writers

Aley: A helpful handbook for how to review raving pieces.

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The Math of Literature

The Math of Literature

niteowl: A mathematical analysis of the emotional arcs of great novels.

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
— Mark Twain