Plot Factory Blog


What is our goal with Plot Factory?

Why do we do what we do? What drives the decisions behind Plot Factory? This article describes what our goals and ambitions are with Plot Factory.

By Jeff Yeon | February 28th, 2020

5 easy hacks to help you edit like a pro

Here are five editing hacks to help you catch errors and imperfections in spelling, grammar, punctuation, clunky dialogue and sentence structure.

By Liz Hudson | February 21st, 2020

Slip the leash on your inner writer

How can freewriting help you hone your craft as a writer?

By Liz Hudson | February 12th, 2020

Block-Busting: Writing exercises for breaking writer's block (Part 1)

In Plot Factory’s Block Busting series, I’ll be sharing some tips and tricks for getting over writer’s block and getting you back on course with what you do best - telling your story.

By Liz Hudson | February 5th, 2020

Maximizing Your Writing Time

By Elizabeth Hachet | January 1st, 2020

Falling in Love With Novellas

As you’ve probably heard, Plot Factory is running an event in January to support users in the creation of a novella. Here’s a little bit about novellas to get you started…

By Liz Hudson | December 15th, 2019

Creating Relatable Characters

Developing a solid and relatable character is extremely important. If you're looking for ways to help develop your character, you're in luck; this article will detail some tips to develop a relatable character.

By Elizabeth Hachet | December 14th, 2019

Announcement: New Year Novella Writing Event

We are thrilled to announce Plot Factory’s first annual New Year Novella event!

By Jeff Yeon | December 12th, 2019

How To Find Inspiration for Your Novel

When trying to get past writer's block, asking 'what else can go wrong' is a great way to start. Check out the new blog for easy tips to find inspiration for your novel.

By Elizabeth Hachet | December 4th, 2019

Finishing Nanowrimo Like a Champion

Tips & pointers to crossing the finish line for Nanowrimo.

By Elizabeth Hachet | November 30th, 2019

Our Discord Community: Your Questions Answered

We explain what Discord is, and how our writing community there can help you write your stories.

By Elizabeth Hachet | August 4th, 2019

How I came up with the idea for Plot Factory

While reading a book, I wondered how the author planned and organized it. I thought I should create an app for that.

By Jeff Yeon | July 31st, 2019

Building Vibrant, Believable Characters that your Readers Will Love

Perfect is boring. People like to see flaws in characters—it makes them...human. Learn how to build believable and likable characters.

By Christina Winds | July 23rd, 2018

Quick tips and drills to improve your writing skills

Exercises on how to improve your craft. Write more compelling stories with these quick tips and drills.

By Christina Winds | July 9th, 2018

Formulating plots for Plotters and Pantsers

Almost every story idea starts with a climax or inciting event. Where do we go from here? Learn how to produce compelling plots for both discovery writers and outliners.

By Christina Winds | July 9th, 2018