How to Build an Imaginary World That Invites Readers In
An imaginary world isn’t just a place that we make up in our heads. It’s an escape that many of us to get away from the harsh realities of this world. It’s an escape. One that many of us use over and over again. It could take the form of a book, movie, or a […]
How to Create an Alternate Reality
Sometimes we need a space where we can question the problems in our society and find a solution for them. And an alternate reality can help with that. They’re safe because they give us a glimpse into what could’ve happened if x, y, and z transpired instead of a, b, and c. It provides us […]
What Goes into Building a Real-World Setting?
Real-world settings are commonplace in fiction and poetry alike for a good reason. They’re familiar to us, and we don’t have to spend hours developing different cultural rules or government systems. But as simple as they may be to use, there are still numerous ways you can get it wrong. It all boils down to […]
Welcome to World-building: An Extensive Guide
Welcome to world-building! World-building is present in all fiction genres – whether it’s fictional or based in today’s society. It’s a living, breathing pulse that pushes character development and plot forward. A lot goes into this aspect of fiction writing, and we have a lot of ground to cover in this post. We’ll begin by talking about what world-building […]
5 Newsletters Every Writer Should Join
One of the best ways to learn about something, especially when it comes to writing, is to read. We just talked about starting your own newsletter, and today, we’re going to look at five newsletters every writer should join. They’re newsletters that I regularly read, enjoy, learn from. They also serve as ideas for your […]
Want to Succeed as an Author? Start a Newsletter
A newsletter is an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to sell something on the internet or connect with others. In fact, more small businesses and marketers are turning to newsletters to help boost their visibility online and make those all-important sales. Why? Because it’s something that we 100 percent own and control. It’s not […]
An Author Website is Mandatory for the Serious Writer
In a digital world, an author website can make or break your success. It’s a home for all of your accomplishments and finished works. It’s your sales page, and it’s how you connect with others. In other words, your author website is the public’s access to you, the writer, and that’s vital to your success. […]
5 Reasons Why You Need an Author Budget
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What is an Author Success Plan?
I don’t know if it’s just me, but an author success plan seems too formal of a term. It’s filled with obligation and things we don’t want to think about: the business side of writing. Unfortunately, there is a business side to writing. It can be gross and annoying to deal with, but if we […]
Mental Health and Writers: Myths & Self-Care Tips
The stigma surrounding mental health is slowly going away. Still, it seems like many people shy away from seeking the help they need. As writers, we put a tremendous amount of stress on ourselves to write books, read all the time, and be present in the “real world.” That much pressure will make us crack […]
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