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Fiction Genres and Sub-Genres.

Maybe you’re thinking about writing a novel, or perhaps you’ve finished one and aren’t quite sure which genre to market it under. Knowing your audience is to understand the genre of the book you have written. Below is a link … Continue reading

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Top Books On Writing To Help You Improve.

This list is short, but oh so sweet. If you purchase a book this week, make it one of these six, and you will not be disappointed. Improving your writing should be at the top of your want list as … Continue reading

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Crafting Negative Character Arcs.

Who needs a happy ending to be satisfied and entertained? Not me! Negative character arcs are the cornerstone of captivating stories across many genres. If you’re looking to add some depth and intrigue to your story, read this article on … Continue reading

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6️⃣ Word Story Challenge

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.

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Wednesday’s Writing Prompt

As she approached the sign post, she slowly realized it’s significance. What would the others decide?

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Wednesday’s Writing Prompt

He stumbled through the gates and looked up. He found himself back inside the carnival; he hadn’t left; he had reentered the attraction. Everything began to spin.

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How To Add A Red Herring Into Your Book.

Misleading your readers is one of the most powerful tools a writer has. Though there are many ways to do this, one of the most effective is the red herring. What is a red herring, you ask? The article and … Continue reading

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How To Come Up With A Title For Your Book.

Titles can be difficult to come up with. They have to stand out from the crowd and entice readers to pick up your book. So, how do you go about choosing the perfect title that will do your story justice? … Continue reading

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How To Insert A Theme Throughout Your Book.

Themes are the glue that binds every other aspect of your story together. They’re the overall experience your readers will feel. The handle of the blade that is your, the writers, central message. If asked, could you pinpoint the theme/s … Continue reading

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Creating Captivating Description In Your Writing.

Do you find yourself in over your head when it comes to describing settings, surroundings, or objects in your writing? A good description can go a long way to enticing a readers imagination. It can pull the reader further into … Continue reading

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Literary vs. Genre Fiction: Common Mistakes

Happy ending vs. sad ending (or no ending.) Easy vs. hard writing. What’s the real difference between literary and genre fiction? We’ve all read literary fiction for school and mostly genre fiction for fun if your anything like me. But … Continue reading

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