Competition Resources

Here’s a list of ongoing competitions which will be edited across the year. Good luck!   Retreat West Deadline: 29th December 2019 Link for more info Dancing Bear Books Anthology Deadline: 11th January 2020 Link for more info My Voice Deadline: 13th January 2020 Link for more info   UoN Creative Writing Competition Deadline: 29th February 2020 We’re teaming … More Competition Resources

Worldbuilding Resources

Online Scrivener – https://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener/overview A popular writing app, excellent for keeping track of worldbuilding side by side with your projects. Their website offers a free 30 day trial and the paid for version can be downloaded for macOS, iOS and Windows. World Anvil – https://www.worldanvil.com/author A purpose-made worldbuilding website. Worldbuilding is done through articles which … More Worldbuilding Resources

Sci-Fi Resources

YouTube Videos (8:38) Designing Earth-like Atmospheres, by Artifexian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-j_JOWPLj8 (3:57) Build your own Terrestrial Planet: Physical Characteristics, by Artifexian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxbIoIM_Uck (5:42) Perception of the Heavens, by Artifexian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sM6YBlKgg4 (7:22) Alien Atmospheres: How To Make Plastic Trees, by Artifexian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwauz9uIl9M (7:17) Alien Biospheres: Part 1 – The Planet, by Biblaridion (ft. Artifexian): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egzZv8tqT_k (20:03) Alien Biospheres: … More Sci-Fi Resources

Dialogue Resources

Websites NY Book Editors: Your Guide to Writing Better Dialogue The NY Book Editors Blog has loads of articles covering a wide range of topics. This one about dialogue gives fully discusses 12 tips for making dialogue serve its purpose for the story and sound natural. Masterclass: How to Write Great Dialogue This article covers … More Dialogue Resources