Supercharge Your Author Career with a Series

Supercharge Your Author Career with a Series

Creating a series can boost your author career and simplify your novel writing. You’ll create benefits as a writer and increase your marketing power. Author Zara Altair offers tips on writing a series.

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Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created

Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created

We scoured half a dozen sites to find the most-loved fictional worlds that showed up consistently in readers’ votes. Here are the top 10 greatest fictional worlds ever created.

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Holding Back Your Backstory

Holding Back Your Backstory

Many readers struggle to figure out how much backstory is too much. DailyWritingTips explores this topic on their blog.

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How to Get the Idea for Your Novel

How to Get the Idea for Your Novel

Bestselling author Louise Dean shares how to get the idea for your novel.

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What is Exposition?

What is Exposition?

Any and all storytelling requires exposition – the explanation of how Character X got from Point A to Point B and then later to Point C. In this article, we examine what exposition is and how to use it in your work.

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Google Keep: The Tool for Marketing Authors

Google Keep: The Tool for Marketing Authors

Authors can use Google Keep for everything from story research and characters to marketing. Find your notes fast with this easy-to-use application.

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Writing Fantasy? Here's How to Build a Vivid Setting

Writing Fantasy? Here's How to Build a Vivid Setting

A fantasy novel with a lame setting is like a rock song played on kazoo. A strong setting adds richness and depth to your book that few other fictional elements can offer. In this article, author Kyle Massa explains how to build a strong fantasy setting.

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22 Storytelling Techniques from Pixar

22 Storytelling Techniques from Pixar

If you've ever seen "Up" or "Toy Story," you know that the team of writers over at Pixar can spin a great story. With that in mind, we examine former Pixar employee Emma Coats' storytelling tips.

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The 10 Best Facebook Groups for Writers

The 10 Best Facebook Groups for Writers

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Time Saving Tips for New Novelists

Time Saving Tips for New Novelists

Are you a new writer? Discover why planning speeds up your writing time, and check out these steps for planning your novel.

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