All posts tagged "tips for authors"

  • Understanding Dialogue Tags

    When it comes to formatting your novel, even the smallest mistakes can be picked up by eagle-eyed readers. So it is important to understand as much as you can about all aspects of formatting a book, and...

    • Posted December 24, 2020
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  • How To Add Subtext To Your Writing

    Adding subtext to your writing can give it more depth and create hidden meanings that get your reader thinking. Adding subtext can be an innovative device that helps characters communicate emotions without being explicit about them. It...

    • Posted October 9, 2020
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  • How To Write A Great Epilogue

    If you are considering writing an epilogue at the end of your story, you need to ensure you get it spot on. This is an unusual story device, and it can split opinions from agents and publishers...

    • Posted October 8, 2020
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  • Advice For Writers Starting Their Second Book

    Writing a book is one thing, but starting a second can feel even more daunting, overwhelming, and impossible. However, statistics show that writers who keep writing, those who produce their second and third novels are more likely...

    • Posted September 25, 2020
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  • How To Get To 1,000 Book Sales

    Let’s face it, one of the biggest struggles that any author faces is trying to sell their book. Writing it can be a challenge, the publishing process can be tricky, but there is nothing quite as disheartening...

    • Posted September 24, 2020
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  • How To Use The Rhetoric In Your Writing

    Rhetorical devices are commonly used in sales pitches, by politicians, and in stories. They are a device to persuade someone. With politicians, it might be persuading someone to vote. With sales pitches, you are persuading someone to...

    • Posted September 16, 2020
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  • How To Create A Character Your Reader Will Love To Hate

    Creating a villain that hasn't been done to death is more challenging than you might thing. Lots of villains end up seeming carbon copies on one another. Without considering how to make your villain genuinely unique, you...

    • Posted September 9, 2020
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  • Social Media Tips For Authors

    When it comes to successful social media, many authors are at a loss. We just want to write our stories and for people to enjoy them as much as we do, and the thought of self-promotion via...

    • Posted September 3, 2020
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  • How To Juggle Writing More Than One Book At Once

    For lots of us, the idea of writing just one book can feel slightly overwhelming, and indeed, many people who set out to complete a book never manage to make it to the end. However, the most...

    • Posted September 2, 2020
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  • How Do Publishers Choose Their Books?

    When you send your book off to publishers, you should feel confident that you have done everything you can to give it the best chance of success. You will have undoubtedly slaved for months crafting your story,...

    • Posted July 30, 2020
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