Every writer has experienced writer’s block – a period of time when it seems like the creative juices just aren’t flowing. Luckily, writer’s block doesn’t have to last forever. There… 5 Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block
Imagine: you have an idea for a novel or short story. You have mapped out your plot, and sketched out the world your characters will be living in. You have… How to Name Characters for Short Stories and Novels
This week on Author Spotlight, we talk to Susan Logan, author of the Dorrance children’s book The Christmas Ghost Boy. The book centers on a couple who move shortly before… Author Spotlight: Susan J. Logan, “The Christmas Ghost Boy”
When it comes to writing fiction, interesting characters are essential to a book that will keep readers engaged. Here are some tips for writing interesting characters that apply across all… How To Write Interesting Characters: 5 Tips to Make Readers Invested!
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
If you have a true story you would like to tell, it is important to decide how you want to tell it. What is the difference between a biography, autobiography,… Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir: What is the Difference?