Old Updates


April 14, 2017: Added On Writing Empowered & Empowering Characters.

April 12, 2017: Added On Writing & Roleplaying Older Characters.

April 7, 2017: Added How To Make A Decision When Choosing Is Hard.

April 5, 2017: Added On Writing & Roleplaying Smart Characters.

February 28, 2017: Added Tips To Create & Write Creepy Characters & Situations.

February 19, 2017: Added Tips To Create & Write More Interesting & Believable Villains.

February 14, 2017: The old What To Do When You Feel Like You're Fading Into The Background of a Roleplay article has been dusted off and freshened up with new and improved tips!

February 3, 2017: Added How To Create Fictional Structured Religions.

January 27, 2017: Added How To Cultivate A Strong Internal Identity.

January 15, 2017: Added Advice & Tips On Creating & Writing Bullies.

January 2, 2017: Added the Fantastic Realm Generator.

December 29, 2016: Added How To Make A Light Book (A Book To Make Yourself Feel Better When You're Feeling Down).

December 26, 2016: Added Things About Cults Writers Need To Know.

December 21, 2016: Added Questions Writers Should Ask Themselves About Other People's Work.

December 18, 2016: Added Things About Brainwashing Writers Need To Know.

December 16, 2016: Added a new quiz - Which Magical Technique Suits You Best?

December 12, 2016: Added a new quiz - What's Your Dominant Element?

December 5, 2016: Added Ways To Deal With Negative Emotions.

December 1, 2016: Added 7 Ways To Make Yourself A Happier Person.

November 27, 2016: Added How To Recognize Gaslighting.

November 23, 2016: Added Simple Ways To Brighten Your Life & Exercise Your Imagination.

November 18, 2016: Added the Magic Store & Shop Generator.

November 17, 2016: Added the Neko/Cat Person Generator.

November 16, 2016: Added the Character Challenge & Obstacle Generator

November 15, 2016: Added Tips To Create Striking Supervillain Introduction & Origin Stories.

November 7, 2016: Added Signs You're In A Toxic RP Community.

November 6, 2016: Added How To (Nicely) Speak Up, Assert Yourself, & Ask For Things In Your RPs (And Why You Need To).

November 2, 2016: Added Reasons Your Story Might Be Stuck - And How To Fix It.

October 24, 2016: Added 7 MORE Very Versatile RP Prompt Ideas.

October 18, 2016: Added 7 Very Versatile RP Prompt Ideas.

October 14, 2016: Added Things Writers Need To Know About Security & Concealment.

October 4, 2016: Added Ways You Might Be Sending Your Roleplayers & RP Partners Mixed Messages.

September 23, 2016: Added Basic Tips To Create & Run A Good RP Plot.

September 1, 2016: Added How To Recognize A Moral Abuser.

August 30, 2016: Added How To Behave In A Creative Community.

August 27, 2016: Added Mistakes Writers Make When Trying To Avoid Cliches (And How To Avoid Them Yourself).

August 20, 2016: Remember the Witch & Wizard Wardrobe Generator? It's been rehauled and made spiffier!

August 16, 2016: Added How To Make A Wand For Anything.

August 12, 2016: Added Common Reasons People Hate Relationships In Fiction.

August 7, 2016: Added How To Break Your Creative Blocks.

August 1, 2016: Added Tips For New & Beginning Game Masters/Roleplay Admins.

July 31, 2016: Added Types Of Roleplayers You Don't Want In Your Game.

July 29, 2016: Added "Should I Add Or Allow This In My Game?" - Help For Gamemasters & RP Admins.

July 24, 2016: Added Tips To Help People Improve Their Creative Work.

July 22, 2016: Added How To Recognize Bad Creative Mentors.

July 10, 2016: Added the Mysterious Findings Generator.

July 6, 2016: Added Tips To Create & Write Better Parents & Parental Figures.

July 5, 2016: Added Tips On Taking Inspiration From Real-Life Myth, Lore, Tradition, & Legend Without Looking Pretentious, Ignorant, or Insulting.

June 30, 2016: Added Things To Know When Creating & Developing Fictional Governments.

June 28, 2016: Added How To Spot Self-Inserting Roleplayers.

June 25, 2016: Added Reasons Your RP Characters Might Look Like Edgy Tryhards.

June 19, 2016: Added Skills Every Good Roleplayer Should Have.

June 16, 2016: Added "Is This My Character's Fault?" - A Flowchart.

June 13, 2016: Added Reasons Your RP Characters Might Look Insecure.

June 6, 2016: Added Why People Might Not Want To Roleplay With You.

June 5, 2016: Added Reasons Your RP Characters Might Look Arrogant & Egotistical.

June 2, 2016: Added How To Make A Playable RP Character Fast.

May 16, 2016: Added Basic Tips To Write Intimate Scenes.

May 14, 2016: Added Tips & Advice On Killing Main Characters.

May 5, 2016: Added Reasons Your RP Characters Might Be Creepy (In A Bad Way).

April 27, 2016: Added Reasons Your RP Characters Might Be Bad Friends Or Love Interests.

April 26, 2016: Added Points To Remember When Designing SF Creatures & Species.

April 18, 2016: Added How To Avoid Writing Shallow Love Interests & Shallow Best Friends.

April 16, 2016: Added On Writing & Roleplaying Mysterious Characters.

April 10, 2016: Added Things About Computers & Hacking Writers Need To Know.

April 9, 2016: The article "Tips To Write Better Omegle Prompts" has been expanded and renamed to Tips To Write Better Roleplaying Prompts.

April 6, 2016: Added On Creating, Building, & Keeping Suspense.

April 3, 2016: Added The Basics Of Writing A Mystery Plot.

April 1, 2016: Added the Loki Plot Generator.

March 31, 2016: Added Dramatic Hyperinflation: Why It's A Problem, And How To Avoid It.

March 30, 2016: Added Tips To Avoid Killing Your RP Character's Conversations.

March 28, 2016: Added Basic Tips To Make Better & More Appealing Roleplaying Characters.

March 19, 2016: Added On Writing & Roleplaying Wise Characters.

March 17, 2016: Added Tips To Be A More Thoughtful & Considerate Roleplayer.

March 9, 2016: Added Simple Tips To Avoid Making Your Character A Damsel In Distress.

March 7, 2016: Added Alexis Feynman's Guide To Writing Proactive Characters.

March 6, 2016: Added On Writing & Roleplaying Characters Who Are Competent Tacticians.

March 5, 2016: Added Designing Fictional Fashion: Figuring Out What Your SF Characters Wear.

March 4, 2016: Added Universal Creative Tips For Everyone & Everything.

March 3, 2016: Added the Random Character Bonding Moment Generator.

March 2, 2016: Added Tips To Keep Your Characters In Perspective & Make The Right Impressions With Them.

March 1, 2016: Added Tips To Help You Write Better Roleplay Posts. (Broken link now fixed!)

February 29, 2016: Core Drives: What They Are, And Why Your Characters Need Them.

February 28, 2016: Added Reasons Your Roleplay Might Not Be Working.

February 27, 2016: Added Dealing With Unhappy & Complaining Roleplayers.

February 26, 2016: Added How To Spot And Handle Parasitic Roleplayers.

February 24, 2016: Added the Character Speech Feature Generator. Give your characters unique and individualized speaking styles!

February 23, 2016: Added Magical & Supernatural Tropes To Reconsider (And Tips To Build Up Your Magical/Supernatural Settings!).

February 20, 2016: Added Tips On Writing Lovable Jerks.

February 19, 2016: Added Tips For Writing Dark Stories, Settings, & Characters.

February 18, 2016: Added Pointlessly Edgy Tropes To Reconsider Using.

February 16, 2016: Added Points To Remember When Worldbuilding.

February 13, 2016: Added the Room Generator.

February 11, 2016: Added Ensemble Cast Development Questions.

February 10, 2016: Added Things Writers (And Everyone Else) Should Know About Running A Roleplay.

February 9, 2016: Added Simple Ways To Fill Out & Humanize Your Character.

February 8, 2016: Added Dropping In Characterization Without Dragging The Story.

February 7, 2016: Added Dealing With Criticism & Negative Reviews.

February 4, 2016: Added When A Game Master Or Admin Might Be Power-Tripping - And What To Do About It.

February 3, 2016: Added Verbal Cliches To Stay Away From.

February 2, 2016: Added Right & Wrong Questions To Ask A Roleplaying Community.

February 1, 2016: Added Beginner Tips For Entering A Roleplaying Community.

January 31, 2016: Added the RP Character Playability Test.

January 29, 2016: Added On Writing Likeable & Useful Sidekicks.

January 28, 2016: Added the Free Spirit Name Generator.

January 26, 2016: Added Setting Rules & Limitations In Your World: Why & How You Need To Do This.

January 6, 2016: Added Grail Character Syndrome: How To Be The Center Of Attention And Yet Be A Total Bore.

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