Dialogue Mistake #1 (How To Fix It)

dialogue mistake #1

The Most CommonDialogue Mistake When we first started writing novels, we often made this dialogue mistake . It seems there are verbs you should never use to replace said in your dialogue tags (also called attributions or speech tags) I wish someone had showed this to us before we had written our first book. We had to go Read More »

Pacing Your Story (Like a Pro)

Pacing your story

Discovering the tricks of pacing can transform your writing. Do you want to be an average writer or an outstanding author? Great pacing is often the difference between a best-selling novel and a mediocre one. Contents: Tricks to pace action scenes A Trick for super quick pace How to pace verbal conflict Writing a slower Read More »

Do You Dream of Being a Famous Author? (8 Tips)

Famous Author

) How to fulfill your dream of becoming a famous author. Are you struggling to write your novel? As writers, we all want to unlock the secret of writing a best-selling novel and becoming a famous author. To be honest this post only covers the basics. But we all know, we must start with the Read More »

Prepositions Understanding Them Will Improve Your Writing

preposition

  Are you confused by Prepositions? Prepositions can be mystifying. This article will solve the mystery. Figuring out nouns and verbs is sort of simple. A  noun is a person, place or thing. A verb is an action or state of being. So, why are prepositions so confusing? One reason is: prepositions can play several Read More »

Writing Magic with Words

writers magic with words

     Every Writer Can Make Magic With Words Like a magician we must learn our craft. Creative writing is like dealing in magic. We create something from nothing with the flick of our wrist and nimble fingers. Our greatest achievement is to create moments that take our audience’s breath away.

Choosing a Powerful Theme for Your Story

choosing a them

The secrete to a powerful story is a powerful theme. Contents: Why do you need a  powerful theme? What is a theme? A compelling theme adds inner richness to your book A theme creates a memorable story Consider your theme before you write Does your theme impact the soul? Finding a theme in your finished Read More »

How to Choose a Point-of-View for your Story

choose a point of view for your story

Choosing a point-of-view can be tricky. We hope this post will unlock the secrets. We wish someone had explained point of view to us, in the beginning. When John first started writing, we did what most writers do; we wrote in first-person. It was John’s story and he wanted to tell it in his own voice. Our Read More »

Write Unforgettable Villains (The Formula)

.When we first started writing our story we spent most of the time developing our hero. We did not pay much attention to the villain. That was a big mistake! Do you want to write an insanely popular novel? Then this post is for you. You must put time and energy into developing your antagonist. Read More »