I wrote my blurb a few months ago and last week I realized that I hate it. Actually, I never thought anything of it until
A special thank you to Lance Buckley for an amazing cover.
Before I sat down and wrote my second book I had an idea of what I wanted to write about. I wrote my outline, did
Outlining your story is like the blueprint to a house. While pantsing is like skydiving you know the outcome but you don’t know the emotions you’ll feel throughout.
What’s the big deal about beta readers anyway? And why do I need one? Glad you asked. Beta readers are people who read books before they’re published and give the author their opinion as a reader on your book. In this post you’ll learn about their importance, how to get several, and where.
Questions that I can Answer
Naming your characters is fun. Read on to learn more about how the naming process goes.
These are some fantasy tropes that I really don’t like to read about, well at least the ones I’ve read are not that great. These
How to create chemistry between two characters. This is not about getting the sexual encounter on the first date and then loving each other later.
These may have been mentioned in other posts but I read a few books with these elements embedded in them and I thought I should
Some of these tropes are obviously overdone but they have been overdone well. I like them and you probably like them too. These are some
The term trope in the literary community has come to have a creative meaning. Its literal definition is the use of figurative language for artistic
My most important advice if you don’t take anything away from this post (but I can assure you if you Google this you will find
Dialogue is the interaction between two or more people. A monologue is a conversation between one person. The prefixes di= 2 and mono = 1
The climax of a story is when the conflict is resolved or when the main character (MC) goal is achieved. The climax usually occurs towards
What is a plot twist? A plot twist is a writing technique that introduces a turn of events in the story. This drastic change in
What is a subplot? A subplot is a secondary plot within your novel. A subplot is like writing supporting characters to your story. For example:
Show Vs Tell Who will win this duel? Showing means evoking emotions through your storytelling making the reader feel as if they are in the
These are some world building no no’s you should not do Too much information Do not include information that is not relevant to the story.
I will list some do’s of world building. DO’S Setting: Where does your story takes place. In a fantasy world you can create any place