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
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
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!
Name: Vicky M. Van Dan-Pletsch Hometown: Delavan, Wisconsin Book Title: Books Can Take You Anywhere Too Cool Dazzle My Toy Box Genre: Children’s Dorrance Publishing (DP): Describe your book in… Author Spotlight: Vicky M. Van Dan-Pletsch
Name: Susan Kosinski Hometown: Hays, Kansas Book Title: Battingham Castle Genre: Romance/Mystery Dorrance Publishing (DP): Describe your book in 10 words or less. Susan Kosinski (SK): A young man becomes… Author Spotlight: Susan Kosinski
There is a very big difference between a biography, autobiography, memoir, etc., and a ‘based on a true story’ book. The goal of books in the first category is to… How to Write a ‘Based on a True Story’ Book
Name: Latoya Harris Hometown: Portmore, St Catherine, Jamaica. Book Title: True Reflections Genre: Spiritual Dorrance Publishing (DP): Describe your book in 10 words or less. Latoya Harris (LH): It is… Author Spotlight: Latoya Harris