Category: Writer’s Handbook

Here is an online writer’s handbook with articles and links to helpful resources. If you are looking for the Excellence in Literature Handbook for Writers, please see Writers-Handbook.com.

Types of Humor

Literary devices that create humor As you read, you will encounter many types of humor, and you will find some types funnier than others. If you want to learn to use humor in writing, it helps...

Research Paper Tips

7 Tips for Taking Your Research Paper from Snoozeworthy to Spectacular by Janice Campbell If you have mastered the basics of writing a research paper, it’s time to take your paper to the next...

Diagram of narrative structure by Gustav Freytag.

Plot Diagram: Freytag’s Pyramid

German novelist Gustav Freytag created a diagram to show the form of a basic plot. Exposition: The part of the narrative structure in which the scene is set, characters introduced, and the situation established....