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How to Surprise Your Reader: Part I
There’s little more satisfying to an author than a reader saying that not only did they enjoy their book, but that the story was continually surprising. There’s opportunity in almost all genres to inc...
The 9 Best Independent Publishers in the US
What are the best small presses to consider? In this post, we share our favorite indie publishers, including who they ar...
Make It Sexy: How to Write Sex Scenes
There is a right way and there is a wrong way to write sex. In this post, we’ll share tips on how to create a convincing...
How To Write Character Introductions That Delight Readers
How to Promote Your Novel on Social Media
Why Get Published by an Independent Publisher?
Every author knows about the Big Five publishers, but many authors don't know about independent publishers. Small publis...
Motifs in Storytelling: How to Use This Literary Element to Weave a Stronger Story
Learn how to use motifs to improve your storytelling and illuminate your theme. Also, find other uses for motifs in your...
Tips for Choosing the Perfect Theme for Your Story
Struggling to find the theme for your novel? In this guide, we define theme, explain its importance, and share how to we...