Welcome to the Writer’s Toolkit

Here you will find a wide selection of tools to help you with the process of creative writing.

Please click on one of the links below to start exploring.

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What is the Writer’s Toolkit?

Long-form creative writing, whether it’s penning a novel or crafting a screenplay can seem a daunting and difficult process. But coming up with distinct, memorable characters, creating intricate plot twists, driving a compelling narrative, mastering dialogue are all skills that can be learned

The Writer’s Toolkit aims to provide you, the writer, with a wide collection of resources, techniques, books and exercises to unlock your creative writing juices. There’s even advice on how to keep going when keeping going seems to be the hardest part.

Not every technique or resource is going to be useful, or even interesting, to everyone. So follow what piques your interest. After all, you’re doing this for you.

Nothing here is meant to be prescriptive. There are as many ways to write a story as there are people in the world. But I’ve put them all here so you can find them any time you’re stuck.

So, where would you like to start?

  • Getting Started
  • Creating Characters
  • Story Structure
  • Themes and Archetypal Stories
  • Action & Dialogue
  • Jokes and Being Funny
  • Rewriting and Fixing

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