Astrohaus now offers two distraction-free writing tools, the Freewrite 2nd Gen and the Freewrite Traveler. The Traveler is the slimmer, more portable option, but beyond that, how do the writing devices differ?
What’s all the fuss about Todd McLellan’s “Freewrite Disassembled?" By now, halfway through our treasure hunt celebration, you’ve probably seen this image (and many parts of it, if you’re an Internet sleuth) around every corner of the Astrohaus web.
Over the next 12 days, we'll be releasing exclusive looks into Todd's artistic process behind "Freewrite Disassembled", as well as running a treasure hunt to celebrate his artistic gift! Can you find the Easter eggs?
First, a droplet of water freezes to a particle of dust, creating an ice crystal. As this crystal moves through the atmosphere, water vapor freezes to the outside of it, growing and building the flake’s unique structure. In this analogy, your story’s premise is the original ice crystal, and you build outwards from there.
Did you grow up enthralled by the stories of the Pevensie children in Narnia or Frodo and Bilbo Baggins in Middle Earth? If you dreamed of one day creating your own fantasy world to base your novels in, this article is for you.
Playwrights and screenwriters have always understood the power of dramatic action — but many fiction writers fail to fully harness dramatic writing in novels and short stories. Check out our masterclass on dramatic writing, and learn 3 tools that will help keep your readers hooked to your story.
There's nothing worse than getting to the end of a book and being disappointed by the resolution of the story. In this article, we cover some of the most common mistakes that writers make in resolving their stories and give you expert tips on how to write endings that leave your readers satisfied.
Writing a novel is about persuading your readers to keep reading. Utilizing rhetorical devices is a great way to convince your audience that your story is worth finishing and that your novel is worthy of their attention. Check out 8 of the most useful rhetorical devices every writer needs to know.
The first line of your novel is arguably one of the most important. That first line has to grab a potential reader’s attention and convince them that they need to buy your book and keep reading. In this post, we show you 3 surefire strategies to create a compelling first line that will trap your reader and have them coming back for more.
Do you know what Epizeuxis means? How about polysyndeton? Do you have any clue what litotes are? If you answered 'no' to any of these, you need to check out this post on unusual literary devices. This may be your first time hearing about them, but these devices will instantly make your writing more vibrant and engaging.
Literary devices have the power to take a piece of writing from mediocre to majestic. However, you need to know how to use literary devices if you want to avoid unintentional gaffes that drive your readers away. Check out our list of our favorite literary devices, and learn how you can use them to take your writing to the next level.