Writing Improvement Squadron
The Writing Improvement Squadron creates and curates resources for members to improve their writing skills. Tutorials and articles created by UFOP: Starbase 118 members, as well as published authors.
Article & Tutorial Index
Tackle common grammatical errors, NPC usage, backsimming, and enjoy Q&A sessions with published authors Melinda Snodgrass and Margaret Bonanno.
This section covers style and format issues in simming, working with narrative and dialogue, using research to improve simming, and related topics.
Here you'll find articles that help you understand different methods of plotting your mission sims, making sims more realistic, and general story considerations.
How to bring your character to life, simming romance with other characters, and using conflict are found here along with a few related articles.
Understand UFOP: Starbase 118 policies on sexism and how to avoid it, along with more general considerations such as understanding fleet placement.
Learn some techniques for developing worlds and keeping them realistic.
Go beyond the lessons here with even more in-depth and specialized material in our Writer's Workshop article archive.
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