Fictional cultures are the backbone of the imaginary worlds authors conjure up in their stories. They can make or break a story, as they provide context and depth to the plot. A well-crafted fictional culture can transport readers into a different world, making them feel like they are experiencing something entirely new and exciting. It […]
Trying to end writer’s block? Aren’t we all? That dreaded phenomenon that stops creativity in its tracks. It affects hundreds of thousands of people every day, leaving behind a trail of unrealized ideas and agonizing writers. And it doesn’t discriminate — you can fall susceptible to writer’s block whether you’re writing novels or short stories.
Writing sex scenes is something that many authors don’t even think about (unless they’re writing erotica) until all of a sudden they need to know how to write a sex scene. Chances are if you read a lot of books within the romance or erotica genres (or any sub-genre), then you’ve come across more than
Ah, foreshadowing in fiction writing. Those tiny little breadcrumbs that give the readers something to guess at and figure out. Done the right way, when the plot device comes to fruition, your readers will swoon because they were able to put it all together without it being spelled out to them. No one likes a predictable
I have never met a writer who didn’t have a hard time writing. So, it’s a good thing there are so many amazing books out there dedicated to helping writers improve on their craft. Here is a list of some of the best books on writing fiction (or nonfiction) that I have read and love.
Human beings are, for the most part, social animals. We like to mingle, gossip, hug, cheer, and most of all we love to talk. Even the most introverted of all introverts have been known to run their mouths if you can get them talking about a subject they love. That’s right, we love to talk.