Resources for Writers

Below, you’ll find a variety of resources for your writing wisdom. Enjoy, and thank you for being a faithful reader of Teetering On Wisdom!

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Story Planning

Story Idea Logistics
Use this outline when you first get your ideas so you can start thinking about the basics. It will help you get an idea of where you want this story idea to go and its end goal.

Characterization Resources

Character Guide
Use this guide to better understand your character and his/her world. Everything from appearance to life values.

Detailed Character Dossier from Epiguide
Use this fill-in-the-blank to detail everything from age to sleeping habits about your character.

Plot & Conflict Resources

Pixar Plot Starters
Use this guide to break down the conflict of your story. The simple sentence starters will help guide you through the plot structure in 6 manageable chunks.

The Marking Progress: Organizing Plot and Conflict Workbook is here! Download and print the PDF for your personal use today! Enjoy, and let me know if you have any questions.

Writer’s Wisdom – Newsletter Topics & Resources


#1 – What do you do in a writer’s community?

#2 – Have you had your early life crisis yet?

#3 – It’s coming in 10 days! 

#4 – Yes, there are numbers in writing…

#5 – Get those TBR lists updated.

#6 – Are you writing wrong?

#7 – Research: Movie Stories vs. Print Stories


#8 – New year, new goals. Help!

#9 – It’s okay if someone doesn’t like your writing

#10 – What should I do with my finished story?

#11 – Living an author life and constantly writing

#12 – Staying motivated with your WIP

#13 – How can I share my work with such a fear?

#14 – Reality of writing certain genres

#15 – Cliches and Writing Tropes

#16 – Conversations to better understand your characters

#17 – Starting my poetry journey

#18 – My chapbook update

#19 – How to stay focused when your ideas are flowing

What other resources would you like to see on here? With what else–reading or writing–do you need help?

Let me know in the comments below and on social media, of course.

Thank you for reading!