Keeping all those little details straight about your characters, settings, events, and timeline are extremely necessary when writing a series. Here are some how to tips for creating a series “bible.”
Good characters, really good characters, are hard to write. Here are some expert tips on how to do it right.
Writing righteous characters is about making certain they are larger-than-life in their ability to reflect your readers’ own personal struggle for goodness.
The importance of good editing cannot be understated. Our guest poster Linda Yezak is both an excellent author and an expert editor. She knows what she’s talking about.
Linda W. Yezak
Feedback on your writing is critical to your growth and success as a writer.
Every writer needs feedback on their writing – whether they want it or not. Useful feedback can really help us learn and improve, make better decisions and be more ruthless when it comes to editing our books. Of course, getting feedback can be tough. Our writing is precious and personal, and if you have […]
Sofia Grant, author of “The Dress in the Window” shares some important things to pay attention to when writing historical fiction.
Writing the historical novel brings several unique challenges. Tailoring these techniques to your historical novel will help you capture and hold your readers’ attention.
Sometimes an author is just so excited to share all they know about their characters and backstories it all spills out onto the page.
Info dumping is a problem for many writers. Sometimes it’s lazy writing. Sometimes the writer can’t come up with an alternative way to convey the information. And sometimes the writer d…
Are you an “edit as you go” fan or are you a “wait until you’ve gotten the words down to revise” fan?
To decide whether you should edit as you go or not, evaluate your writing methods to determine how to best optimize your productivity.