Storytelling

Want to improve your skills? Here you’ll find resources, tips, advice, and more to improve your storytelling skills both on and off Commaful

How To Write Prose

How To Write Prose

Have you ever read a book that had such gorgeous prose, you wondered how the writer managed to produce such a masterpiece? Great writing combines words that paint a picture in the reader’s mind and phrases that have a musical, lyrical quality. To write prose, you need to think about the words you are using, …

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How To Write Microfiction

How To Write Microfiction

For many writers, the idea of microfiction conjures up memories of elementary school writing exercises. The word “micro” in this context refers to the length of the story, not its importance. Many microfiction writers have had their pieces adapted for film, television, and other media, and many are well-known literary writers. If you’ve been wondering …

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How To Write Manga

How To Write Manga

Manga is one of the fastest growing and most popular art forms in the world. But what exactly is it, and how do you make it? The best place to start is to think of manga as a style of comic book, one that originated in Japan and has become an international phenomenon. It’s a …

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How To Write Historical Fiction

How To Write Historical Fiction

It’s not a secret that historical fiction is one of the most challenging genres to write. It demands a masterful understanding of pacing, setting, plot, and character development, while also requiring that you immerse yourself in a time period different from your own. But with a bit of hard work, and a dash of inspiration, …

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