This is a guest article by James Thompson. If you want to submit a guest article of your own be sure to read the guest article guidelines. Believe it or not, but the profession of your novel characters play a major role in making your novel a big hit. Using clichéd professions such as doctor, […]
This is a guest article by Jessica Millis. If you want to write a guest article of your own be sure to read the guest article guidelines. The end of the chapter. A mystery that most writers who are still working towards getting their first publication have yet to solve. Having read through many poor, […]
This is a guest article by Alex Limberg. If you want to write a guest article of your own be sure to read the guest article guidelines. Some writers claim they know their characters even better than their spouses. It’s great when your spouse doesn’t just exist on paper, and even greater when you can […]
This is a guest article by Michael McPherson. If you want to read a guest article of your own be sure to read the guest article guidelines. Writing for a living is not as easy as people think. Most persons believe that writers have a great life – just sitting at a desk, filling in […]
First things first: POV means Point of View. It’s a fiction writing element, and it matters in your novel. The obvious questions are: why and how? Answer: because it’s an important thing to consider when writing narrative and it can make your story better by determining its voice.
Writing a short story is easy, but writing a powerful short story is difficult. In fact, extremely difficult. Add the word “true” to the whole thing and you might as well have a story which is impossible to write… but if you do write it well, then you have a winner. True short stories can […]
In the world of fiction writing, there are many things to explore. Subplots, conflict, POV, characters, you name it. But have you heard of narrative and dialogue? If you’ve got a story, you’ve got to narrate it. If you’ve got a set of characters, they have to converse, i.e., talk. Talking in fiction writing is […]
Plots are limited, and that’s a fact. If you think you can make up a unique plot all by yourself, think again. I’m not saying that it isn’t possible – maybe you can do it — but it’s as difficult as climbing Mt. Everest without oxygen. Why is this so? Because there have been writers […]