Need help, inspiration, or just some helpful tips to get that novel written? The following link will give you an exhaustive list of writing websites.
Worried the beginning of your novel isn’t going to captivate your readers? Then follow these eleven simple tips to make sure you have included everything you needed to hook them.
There is also a video on where to start your novel. The right place to begin can become a tricky decision and getting it wrong can doom any story.
I’ve been wanting to cover this topic for a while, and I finally found an article that discusses this wide-ranging subject in a practical manner. The cost of publishing your book is as varied as books themselves.
You can spend as little as a $1000 on up to and beyond $30000. Wherever you fall on this scale, there are certain parts of the publishing venture you shouldn’t skimp on. The article below breaks down the separate aspects of publishing and what you can expect to pay for them.
Do you use flashbacks in your stories? Are you sure you’re using them at the right moment? A flashback can be used to set up a story in a unique way, or it can fall flat and take away from that story.
The video below will give you all the information you need to know about how and when to use a flashback. Give it a watch, and your next flashback scene will be purposeful and dramatic.
The big fight scene, the grand reveal, and the fantastic finish all need one thing before they happen-anticipation on the part of your readers.
How do you build that anticipation? How do you create that feeling of, ‘I have to know?’ This clever technique will drive your stories above and beyond what you thought possible. Just read the article below, and you will be on you way to adding unforgettable anticipation.
Show don’t tell. We hear it everywhere we go looking for advice on writing. Why, because it is one of the biggest killers of writing and one of the most common.
With the article below you’ll be on your way to showing and not telling in no time. It gives helpful examples and ways to implement them.
You’re ready to publish your book, awesome. At what price point are you going to set for your book? The industry standards are changing once again and for the better.
Think you want more volume than a single sell profit? Or do you even know where to begin when it comes to pricing your novel? The article below breaks down book pricing into simple terms and practice. Give it a read before you send your book out into the world.
As a writer what do you spend your money and time on to improve your craft? The list is endless, yet we have to prioritize. The link below lists the top five investments you can make for your writing career.
Why do you never start a scene with a greeting? Read on to find out why. The reasons might surprise you. This article is taken from my inbox, and I was pleasantly pleased by its information because in know I’m guilty of its said crimes.
I’ve heard many people describe their progression as a writer, and I’ve been surprised not by how different these stories are, but how similar. That doesn’t mean everyone goes through these specific steps or does it in exactly this order, just that these growth experiences are shared by a lot of people. Continue reading
Have you ever thought about writing a memoir? If so, do you know the process of going about it? Below is an article from NYbookEditors that will walk you through everything you need to know. Take a break from fiction and share your story with the world.
The megalomaniacal CEO. The sociopathic killer. The suicidal teen. The anxious woman self-medicating with booze and pills while caring for her demented mother. As writers, we invite these characters into our stories because they are true-to-life and because their psychological problems invite curiosity and compassion. Continue reading
Once you’re aware of character type, you’ll find yourself noticing it more and more in what you read and watch. You can then use this awareness to study that character and see what elements you can use in your own writing. Continue reading
A mystery follows an intellectual protagonist who puts together clues to solve a crime after it’s been committed, and a thriller details the prevention of a crime before it has been committed. Continue reading
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