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Writing Remedy: How to Breathe Life Into One-Dimensional Characters

<i>By Writer's Relief staff:</i><p>The plot to your story is tight and clever, your setting is realistic and complete, but (uh-oh!) your characters are flat and lifeless. Nothing kills a great story faster than one-dimensional characters. Your writing needs emergency first aid... STAT!<p>Thankfully, there are a …

Creative Writing

Six Tips For Writing Short Stories

by Eliza Robertson<p><i>Eliza Robertson, author of acclaimed collection Wallflowers and winner of the 2013 Commonwealth short story prize, shares her</i> …

Coldplay score fastest-selling album of 2014 with ‘Ghost Stories’

Meanwhile, Chris Martin joins Kings Of Leon onstage in Glasgow at Radio 1's One Big Weekend<p>Coldplay have scored the fastest selling album of 2014 …

Vampire Academy

• <b>Author:</b> Richelle Mead<p>The story that kicked off the international #1 bestselling <i>Vampire Academy</i> series is NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!<p>St. Vladimir’s Academy isn’t just any boarding school—it’s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. …

The Hunger Games

• <b>Author:</b> Suzanne Collins<p>The book no one can stop talking about . . . In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one …

Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, Book 3)

• <b>Author:</b> Suzanne Collins<p>The greatly anticipated final book in the New York Times bestselling Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay for the unrest? Katniss Everdeen. The final book in The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne …