What’s the first thing you think when you read “world-building”? It might be “Fantasy”; it might be “J.R.R. Tolkien”; it might be “Oh no, endless exposition!” The first time I heard readers saying they didn’t enjoy world-building, I was surprised. Eventually, I realized that they thought of world-building as an annoying break from the action… Continue reading Worldbuilding in Pieces // Guest Post by Shaina Krevat
By Isa Muh'd Many people want to write a book and become authors. There are tons of reasons why one should write a book. For some, it’s for the credibility, the feeling of authorship, or the joy you get knowing you’ve made a contribution to the world. Whatever your reason might be for writing a… Continue reading Writers’ Corner // 5 Things Every Aspiring Author Should Know
Hello everyone! I am so glad to introduce a guest post by Shauna E. Black, a traditionally published author of young adult science fiction and fantasy. Her new release, The Phantom Nightingale was published January 28, 2020. Some time ago, my husband and I took a weekend trip across our state to see a friend… Continue reading Writers’ Corner // It’s All in the Details by Shauna E. Black
Hello everyone! Today on Writers' Corner, we have a guest post by the amazing D.A. Smith, who will give us some times for how to win NaNoWriMo! D.A. Smith is the author of the sci-fi novel Syphons, which was published in May 2019. A special thanks go to the very generous host, Sophia Li, the… Continue reading Writers’ Corner // 3 Easy Ways to Conquer Procrastination & Win NaNoWriMo Like A Pro by D.A. Smith
Hello everyone! Could it be October 25th already?! Yes this means NaNoWriMo is just around the corner! Maybe you are ahead of the game and already have it figured out. Maybe you are still unsure which idea you will choose, maybe you have a vague idea but still need to develop it further, or maybe… Continue reading A Simple Tip for an Engaging and Wild NaNo Novel by E. Hormazabal
Hello everyone! Welcome to another post on Writers' Corner. Today, I am excited to introduce our guest star J. W. Martin who will be telling us all about the art of writing short stories! Joe is one of the first writer/book-bloggers that I've met. I think we've known each other for something like two years?… Continue reading 5 Things I Learned about Writing Short Stories by J.W. Martin
By D.A. Smith You’re reading this because you just spent 30 days working on a 50,000-word novel for NaNoWriMo, and time is up. Congratulations! You wrote an average of 1,667 words per day, in November. This was no small feat. Especially, if you have a full-time gig or a family to tend to. Now, that… Continue reading GUEST POST: NaNoWriMo – What Happens Now?