L.T. Ellis Blog Posts

Crafting Enchanting Fairy Tale Retellings

Crafting Enchanting Fairy Tale Retellings

Whether you’re a writer seeking fresh inspiration or a fairy tale enthusiast, this guide offers valuable insights into crafting captivating retellings. Explore innovative approaches to reshape beloved stories and breathe new life into age-old tales. Click to unlock the magic of storytelling reimagined!

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Water-Inspired Character Names

Water-Inspired Character Names

Discover the flow of inspiration with our ’20 Water-Inspired Character Names’ blog. Perfect for creative minds seeking unique names with a water theme. From the deep and mysterious ‘Marina’ to the adventurous ‘Caspian’, each name is a tribute to the beauty and mystery of water. Ideal for writers, game developers, and creatives

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Best Historical Fiction Writing Prompts

Best Historical Fiction Writing Prompts

Explore the past with creativity in our latest blog, ‘Best Historical Fiction Writing Prompts.’ Unearth untold stories, craft compelling narratives, and journey through time with our top picks for bringing history to life in your writing. Perfect for writers and history enthusiasts!

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The Art of Creating Fantasy Names

The Art of Creating Fantasy Names

In the realm of fantasy, names are not just mere labels; they are windows into the soul of a character, a glimpse into their heritage, and a hint at their destiny. From the mystic lands of high fantasy to the shadowed corners of urban tales, names carry power. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the art of creating unique fantasy names, with a special focus on multiethnic representations, enriching the tapestry of our imaginary worlds.

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10 Tips for Writing a Killer Story Opening

10 Tips for Writing a Killer Story Opening

Discover how to captivate your readers from the get-go with our top 10 tips for writing a killer story opening. From avoiding the dreaded ‘blank page syndrome’ to crafting beginnings that pack a punch, this guide is your ticket to starting your stories with a bang, a twist, or even a hearty chuckle.

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Unique Fire-Inspired Character Names

Unique Fire-Inspired Character Names

When crafting compelling characters in your stories, choosing the perfect name can be a vital element in bringing them to life. Names can convey a character’s personality, history, and even foreshadow their role in the plot. In this blog post, we explore character names inspired by the element of fire, each with its unique meaning and symbolism.

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 Tips for Writing Fantasy Festivals

 Tips for Writing Fantasy Festivals

Welcome to a world where dragons dance in the moonlight, enchanted forests come alive with magic, and mythical creatures roam the streets. That’s right, we’re diving headfirst into the mesmerizing realm of fantasy festivals! If you’re a writer on a quest to craft unforgettable, otherworldly celebrations in your tales, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we’ll explore seven tips that will help you create enchanting, larger-than-life fantasy festivals that readers won’t forget. So, grab your quill, summon your creativity, and let’s get started!

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How to Write an ISFP Character

How to Write an ISFP Character

Creating well-rounded and relatable characters is a fundamental aspect of good storytelling. If you want to craft a character with depth, it’s essential to understand their personality, motivations, and quirks. In this article, we’ll explore the ISFP personality type and provide you with valuable insights on how to write a compelling ISFP character.

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How to write an ISTP Character

How to write an ISTP Character

Creating well-rounded and relatable characters is a crucial aspect of successful storytelling. Each character should have a unique personality, complete with strengths, weaknesses, and quirks. One intriguing personality type to explore in your writing is the ISTP. In this guide, we’ll delve into the characteristics of an ISTP and offer tips on how to craft a compelling ISTP character for your next story.

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Cracking the Code of Character Creation: How to Write Magnetic MBTI Characters

Cracking the Code of Character Creation: How to Write Magnetic MBTI Characters

Are you a wordsmith yearning to breathe life into your fictional beings? Look no further, for in this article, we shall unravel the enigma of character development through the captivating lens of MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator). By venturing into the realm of personality types, you’ll be equipped to sculpt multifaceted characters that resonate deeply with your readers.

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Finding the Perfect Beta Reader: Tips for Writers and Authors

Finding the Perfect Beta Reader: Tips for Writers and Authors

Beta readers are the unsung heroes of the writing process. They’re your secret weapon for spotting plot holes, sniffing out weak character development, and catching those typos that seem to evade even the most vigilant proofreaders. So, how do you find this elusive creature? We’ve got you covered with some witty and informative tips for writers and authors

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Hey there, I´m Leah

Welcome to my little corner of the internet. If you adore young adult fantasy books, creative writing tips, and watching authors chase their dreams, then you’re in the right place.  I’m currently in the trenches of writing my first young adult fantasy novel. One of my favorite hobbies is searching out and reading new books that will take me on my next adventure. I love diving into immersive world-building and experiencing characters that nestle their way into my heart.

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