Creating characters is one of the most exciting aspects of researching for a novel, but it can also be one of the most challenging. One of the biggest hurdles is coming up with unique book character names that are memorable and fitting for your story. In this blog post, we will explore 11 tips on
NaNoWriMo, short for National Novel Writing Month, is an annual writing challenge that takes place in November. It’s a great opportunity for writers of all levels to push themselves and complete a novel within a month. The challenge, however, can be daunting. Many writers struggle to stay motivated and reach their goals. In this blog
If you're a writer or a reader, you may have seen “contemporary fiction” and “literary fiction” used to describe various works of fiction. But what do these terms mean? In this post, we’ll explore the differences between the fiction genres, and how to decide which genre to use for your writing. What is Contemporary Fiction?
Research is crucial for a novel for many reasons. When you research, you ensure your story is accurate and believable. If you include details about a specific time, profession, or location, you’ll need to do research to ensure your descriptions are true and realistic. This helps add authenticity to your book and helps readers become
Creating a cast of characters for your novel? Free tips on characterization from our staff in honor of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)!