letter writing

How To Write Better Letters In Your Novel

  • calenderSep 09, 2022
  • calender4 min read

When it comes to writing a letter in a novel in 2022, the conventions change drastically. So if you’re writing a letter in your novel, we’ve got some tips to help you out!

worldbuilding

A Blog Sized Compendium of Worldbuilding for Fiction

  • calenderAug 30, 2022
  • calender5 min read

What do Middle-Earth, the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Panem have in common?

Lord of the Rings, Marvel and The Hunger Games have, undoubtedly, alluring storylines. But one of the biggest reasons that they are iconic is that they are set in very memorable worlds.

A magnifying glass spies footprints, which represents our search for the five elements of a short story.

5 Elements of a Short Story

  • calenderAug 30, 2022
  • calender5 min read

The five elements of short stories make them the best starting point for novice writers. They’re short and fairly simple, so the writer gets a chance to focus on the plot, character, and theme.

A closed book that reads "You can judge a book by its cover."

7 Essential Elements of a Book Cover Design

  • calenderAug 30, 2022
  • calender7 min read

One deciding factor in getting a book sold—out of the thousands available at a bookstore—is its cover design. So, what ideas can you use to captivate any reader passing by?

A large trophy sits on a pile of books, indicating the writing contests in 2022.

An Exclusive List of Writing Contests in 2022 | Exciting Prizes!

  • calenderAug 22, 2022
  • calender7 min read

Writing competitions are vital for any new writer who wants to be successful. But it’s important to know which poetry competitions, short story contests, and nonfiction contests are worth the effort.

Traditional Publishing vs. Self-Publishing: Which is Better?

  • calenderAug 21, 2022
  • calender5 min read

There are plenty of variables to consider: book rights, creative control, author earnings, time investment, industry trends, and so on.

The clash of Harry Potter and Draco Malfoy as an example of foil characters.

What Are Foil and Stock Characters? Easy Examples from Harry Potter

  • calenderAug 17, 2022
  • calender4 min read

The foil and stock characters are the focus of this article. What is their purpose in the story? How can you develop a character foil and choose an appropriate stock character for your story?

Two pencils fight on an open book, denoting how to create conflict in a story using different types of conflict.

How to Create Powerful Conflict in Your Story | Useful Examples

  • calenderAug 17, 2022
  • calender5 min read

In this article, you will learn about how and why conflict is crucial in all stories. We also discuss the steps to be followed to create genuine conflict.

A girl dreams about how to write a story in the past tense.

How to Write a Novel in Past Tense? 3 Steps & Examples

  • calenderAug 16, 2022
  • calender5 min read

Writing a brilliant story starts with selecting the correct narrative tense. Is your story more suited to the present tense or the past? In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know while writing a novel in the past tense.

How to Copyright Your Book?

If you’ve thought about copyrighting your book, you’re on the right path.

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