Writing Tips | The Story Elves - Help with writing, editing, illustrating and designing your own stories

Tips on: how to improve

Moving story pieces

A tip about strengthening a story by reordering the story

More...

Battles:  what are they actually about?

A tip about telling readers what the different sides stand for, before they go into battle

More...

The title that tempts, the title that tells the story

A tip about thinking up magnificent titles

More...

Descriptions are downright delightful for readers

A tip about balancing action sentences with description sentences, so that readers can SEE more

More...

Copying the masters… word for word

A tip about copying the work of masters to learn what they figured out

More...

What is your main character’s gift?

A tip about giving main characters talents

More...

Stories need sounds

A tip about putting the right sounds into the story

More...

Ask an illustrator to imagine your character

A tip about seeing story characters through the eyes of an illustrator

More...

Read to write!

A tip about learning to write without trying

More...

Listen to the stories in songs

A tip about the skillful storytelling in songs

More...
The Story Elves - Help with writing, editing, illustrating and designing your own stories