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
Some of the best books of all time were written about nature. As our month of appreciating nature during the Dorrance Bookstore Great Outdoors sale continues, it is only fitting… If You Like These Classic Nature Books, You Might Like These Dorrance Nature Books
There are many things to consider when writing a mystery, crime, and suspense novel. How do you hook readers in and deliver a story that is different from all the… Tips For a Great Mystery and Crime Novel
This week, we feature the recently published memoir and story collection The AJK Anthology. This work is not your typical memoir – Artemios Korkidis grew up on the island of… Author Spotlight: Artemios Korkidis and Dr. Katherine Korkidis
Imagine a place where there are more booksellers than students. A tiny village where people come almost exclusively to shop for books. Well, this village exists! In Spain, the… This Spanish Village Has More Bookstores Than Students!
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?
Fantasy is a popular fiction genre at Dorrance Publishing. Here at Dorrance, we accept a wide variety of fantasy novels and books. We want to encourage fantasy writers in their… Things to Think About Before You Write Your Fantasy Book