With the arrival of the autumnal equinox this week, the weather will be getting colder and days will be getting shorter. But fear not – the fall season is… 10 Autumn Writing Prompts
In this week’s Author Spotlight we talk to Delphine McClelland, author of Dark Obsessions. Dark Obsessions is the story of what happens when a human and vampire fall for each… Author Spotlight: Delphine McClelland, “Dark Obsessions”
Every good story has an established setting. Your novel has to exist somewhere – your characters can’t just float in space (and even that would be a setting!) Having a… How to Establish Setting and Build Your Fictional World
This week on Author Spotlight, we speak to Dorrance children’s author Catherine A. Roser Rybak. Her book, Pooch in a Pound (A Dog’s Point of View), follows a dog named… Author Spotlight: Catherine A. Roser Rybak, “Pooch in a Pound (A Dog’s Point of View)”
Dorrance Publishing recently celebrated its 102nd anniversary! While 102 years is a long time, it is no match for books themselves. When did book printing start, and how did it… Dorrance History Month: A Brief History of Book Printing!
Dorrance Publishing recently celebrated its 102nd birthday! On August 6th, 1920, our founder Gordon Dorrance received the Corporate “Letters Patent” from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, signed and sealed by the… Happy Anniversary, Dorrance Publishing! Here Are Some Historic Inventions As Old As Us!
In today’s literary world, a successful author needs to have an online presence. While social media is typically thought of as the go-to option, a website or blog will help… How to Build the Perfect Website For Authors
This week on Author Spotlight we chat with author Martin Patin, author of the middle grade novel Roebell Sandwich. The story follows the ups and downs in the life of… Author Spotlight: Martin Patin, “Roebell Sandwich”
So you have a great draft of your first book, but just can’t seem to get it past the finish line. Whether it is a busy schedule or an inability… 5 Ways to Get Your Manuscript Over the Finish Line