At the heart of Bardsy is our method, perfected by best-selling authors and seasoned educators after
years of research and testing.
Whether you’re an established author, a beginner or anywhere in
between, you’ll be unstoppable once you adopt this straightforward but powerful approach.
the bardsy method turns your struggles into success
For some, writing is torture. Perfectionism, fear of rejection and the dreaded blank page often
wreak havoc before a single word is written.
Foil those fears, so you can reach your potential, with the Bardsy Method.
We’ll show you how to:
Recognize and assess writing challenges
Shift gears instead of giving up
Persevere to complete every story
Step one: Develop your thoughts with our Storywheel
Virtually every narrative contains the same five elements: characters, storyworld, conflict, plot
and theme. Our Storywheel highlights these elements as it centers our approach, and provides a
gateway to myriad interactive resources.
It also captures two deep truths about the writing process.
First, you can, and should, begin with whatever piques your interest. Second, story elements are
interconnected and develop in a non-linear fashion.
Our Storywheel drives:
Wide-ranging and productive brainstorms
Deep dives into key elements
A motivating foundation for work
Step two: Assemble your story with Prospero, our writing helper
Unlike that Ikea bookcase, assembly is included. Named for the magical character of Prospero from
The Tempest, our writing wizard helps you organize and develop story elements, and turn the
writing process into "such stuff as dreams are made on." As your omnipresent personal coach,
Prospero provides ways to get unstuck and move forward.
For example, when facing a block you can:
Elaborate on a favorite element
Rethink one element's connection with another
Examine alternate arrangements side by side and pick the best
A boring method is as useful as a dull pencil
The most effective writing methods are also fun. That’s no coincidence! It’s easier for you to make
real progress when you’re having a good time. We strive to create an engaging yet challenging space
and a playful approach to writing.
And while our website is nifty, interaction between kind, constructive peers is essential.
The bottom line: our online writing community nurtures growth.