How To Use Dictation Software To Write Your Book Fast

People tend to think dictating a book and having it written down is something novel. The truth is that authors have been using this method for centuries — in the form of people. In today’s world, authors use…

Writing Your Book Back Cover

Your book’s back cover can give readers a sneak peek into the book’s content, author bio, and at times, endorsements by some well-known personalities or words of appreciation from other authors. These are some considerations that can guide…

How To Plan and Write Novels Using the Snowflake Method

The snowflake method by Randy Ingermanson is one of the best methods of planning and writing a novel. In this article, we will explore each step of the snowflake method and how to implement it in your novel…

How To Write a Conclusion for Nonfiction Books

You’ve almost done it . . . you’ve nearly reached the end of your nonfiction book . . . now all you need to do is write the conclusion. Hmmm. Even though you’ve aced it up ’til now…

How Many Words in a Novel

Isn’t that a silly question? Surely, your novel is as long as . . . well . . . as long as it takes to tell your story. And you’d be right—sort of. In the publishing world, there…

Show, Don’t Tell: How to Show and Not Tell when Writing Novels

If you write like a dead fish, your readers will avoid you like one. This is where “Show, Don’t Tell” comes into the picture to save your story. As a writer, “Show, Don’t Tell” is one of the…

How To Turn Your Blog Into a Book

The blogosphere has reinvented how writers connect with their readers. Authors are now able to reach thousands of readers every day and generate content to grow and maintain their fanbase. If you are reading this article, you might…

Types of Characters in Fiction (And Using Them in Your Story)

A good story uses a diverse range of characters to entertain readers or communicate a message. Your story’s overall theme depends on how you portray these characters. So, to help you write killer fiction, we’ll take a look…

I Challenged Myself To Write 52 Bad Stories a Year

Early in my writing career, when it was still novel and I was uncommitted, I decided that the solution for the constant, unending, and formulaic rejection of my brilliant ideas would be to shorten the stories. What I…

Character Names: Methods and 5 Tips for Naming Characters in Your Novel

As Juliet asks Romeo in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, “What’s in a name?” Well, a whole world of meaning if you, the author, wish it. Choosing wisely helps ensure the characters come alive for readers and stick in…

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