You’ve Written A Strong Female Character, Now What?

You’ve done the unimaginable – you’ve written a strong female character, who seems to derive her self-worth, not from the world, but from herself and her choices. This character isn’t necessarily good, or even bad, but she’s strong, opinionated, capable,…

Fanfiction is Transformative Work That Makes for Better Writers, Period

Fanfiction is transformative work that makes for better writers, period.

How to Slay Your 2019 NaNoWriMo Goals

It is that time of year again. For writers, it can either be the month that gives us the dedication and the push we need to get the words onto the page, or it can drive us to the brink…

‘Stop and Fangirl’ Episode 86: Writing Advice from a Few Writery Idiots

Here at Fangirlish we continue to support your right to fangirl over any fandom you desire – whether that is a book, a TV show, a movie, or even sports. That’s why we have Stop and Fangirl! So you can…

5 Tips for Writing Your Perfect Story

This is it. After months, maybe even years, of having the perfect story idea in your head, you are finally ready to begin writing. It is the story of your soul, one that you dream about, and you know you…

5 Reasons You Should Be Writing on Wattpad

After more than 10 years of phenomenal success, you may find it hard to find people who haven’t yet heard of Wattpad. The online writing forum has changed the landscape of digital storytelling, and has begun to break down barriers…

Fangirlish Takes on NaNoWriMo: Keeping the Motivation

We have passed the half way mark in the 2017 National Novel Writing Month, which is an achievement in itself! For those who dont know, NaNoWriMo is an annual writing challenge, encouraging writers to pen 50,000 words during the 30…

Fangirlish Takes on Nanowrimo: Finding Your Plot Twist

November is officially upon us, and while many are celebrating all things Mo-vember with facial hair and the like, those within the writing world are taking on a totally different kind of challenge. For November is National Novel Writing Month,…

Fangirlish’s 5 Tips for Winning Nanowrimo

One of the biggest challenges faced by any writer, beyond the writers block, the originality, the characters and the plot, is the motivation to write at all. As much as we love it, at times, it can be daunting to…

Is Fan Fiction The Big Thing or the Next Big Thing in Publishing?

Honesty hour: who among us admit to reading fan fiction? When we’re standing around the water cooler at work, or chatting with colleagues, friends, relatives and whatnot, and the subject of books and popular reading arises, how many of us…

New York Times Pulls Title from Top of List

Every form of media and entertainment has it. That something that means you’ve truly made it in your field. Acting has the Academy Award, music has the Grammy, and for writers there is no spot more coveted than the top…