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The Story Planner

Are you a plotter or discovery writer? What's the difference and why does it matter? We explain here.

By Plot Factory | December 4th, 2020

The Plot Factory Blog

How to Build Your Readership (Whatever You Write)

**Guest Author** All writers need two fundamental things: material for people to read and readers! Nine-times published author Kristina Adams talks building a readership, connecting with your audience and selling your book / articles.

By Kristina Adams | March 31st, 2020

A message of support during COVID-19

The world is topsy-turvey at the moment; many of you are likely in quarantine, lockdown or self-isolation. We’ve been racking our brains to work out what we can do to support and cheer you up during these difficult times.

By Liz Hudson | March 27th, 2020

Block-Busting: Writing exercises for breaking writer's block (Part 2)

The second in our series of Block Busting techniques! Today's tips and tricks focus on letting you side-step writer's block without taking you too far away from your main project...

By Liz Hudson | March 16th, 2020

Are you letting story structure hold you back?

I’m definitely not saying that you shouldn’t structure your book by chapter! I’m also not saying that you should try to be experimental simply for the sake of appearing avante garde. This is the story of why I chucked my novel in the bin and how you can learn from my mistakes.

By Liz Hudson | March 6th, 2020

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