When writing a piece of fiction, whether it is a short story, novella or full novel, making it realistic and interesting is your main concern. In this ‘how to’ guide, we explore simple and easy to follow tips to help … Source: How to Add Colour to your Fictional Writing
Glynnis Campbell is one of those writers who not only really knows her audience and writes books that her readers love, but she also really knows her way around unique promotional swag. The most sa… Source: ATTENTION MARKETING: Bookish Swag – Glynnis Campbell
by Chris Mandeville It can be easy to lose focus when trying to write, especially when there’s distracting stuff going on around you. According to psychiatry professor Anthony Rostain, MD, in an ar… Source: Music: a Tool to Help Writers Focus?
By Monique Martin Writing time travel takes someone who loves history, but can embrace fantasy. It’s reality-adjacent. It also helps if you were dropped on your head as a small child because … Source: So you want to write time travel?
Recently, I’ve been very particular with my reading list. I’ve looked out for stories written in a certain perspective, or technique. A tendency to get caught up in a style of writing that takes several books to satisfy. Though I always love a mystery, I’ve fallen into the military Sci-fi genre, please don’t ask me […]
by Karen Dikson Have you ever wondered how it would be like to finish 1500 words in less than an hour? I have. As writers, we tend to want to improve our lifestyle little by little, by making progr… Source: How to Write More in Less Time
First, thank you for this interview. I want to start out with the genre in which you write. Mystery is often the domain of our male counterparts. Though there are some great women mystery writers, from Agatha Christie to Gillian Flynn. Do you think you and other female mystery writes get their due? I think […]
By Paula Berinstein We all know that if we don’t capture reader attention within a few seconds, we might as well kiss the sale of our work goodbye. That’s why, unless you’re Terry Pratchett (Discwo… Source: Six tips for engaging readers within two seconds: The Hook in fiction and memoir
What sparked the idea for Miss You Once Again? Miss You Once Again came about because of several converging events. First, my own dear Nana, who the Nana in this book is loosely based upon, passed … Source: My Writing Life: Kelly Baugh
Your book, Corridor of the Mind, a collection of poetry that reflects your life, has garnish very good reviews. How did the book come about? It took twenty years to write. I looked around for a place to self-publish it and found Createspace. It wasn’t what I intended to put out first. But the deal I […]