Writing Tips

Using Research To Write A Historical Mystery Book

By |August 8th, 2013|

Using Research To Write A Book.  

This article comes from historical mystery author Connie Knight. She wrote Cemetery Whites.

I’ve been writing since junior high, but Cemetery Whites is the first novel I tackled and brought into being. It’s a cozy mystery, fun to read and fun to write. I chose the genre I love to […]

Using Research To Write A Historical Mystery Book

By |August 8th, 2013|

Using Research To Write A Book.  

This article comes from historical mystery author Connie Knight. She wrote Cemetery Whites.

I’ve been writing since junior high, but Cemetery Whites is the first novel I tackled and brought into being. It’s a cozy mystery, fun to read and fun to write. I chose the genre I love to […]

Metaphor in Memoir

By |May 16th, 2013|

Metaphor in Memoir. This article comes from author Monica Lee.

 

Evocative details bring any story to life, but they are particularly important in memoir.

Memoir, the true story of your life or at least the truth as you see it, can come off as boring and journalistic if events are told simply as they happened. Metaphorical language […]

Experience in Writing Short Stories and Novels

By |May 10th, 2013|

Experience in Writing Short Stories and Novels. This post comes from mystery author Jan Christensen. She’s a writer that has experience in writing shorts stories and novels.

 

When I first made a firm decision to become a  writer, I decided that writing short stories could teach me a lot about how to make up a good […]

Blogging Tips for Fiction Writers

By |April 26th, 2013|

Blogging Tips for Fiction Writers
 

Blogging tips for fiction writers. Fiction writers must write to keep their skills sharp and their creative spirits flowing. One of the best ways to do both of these things is to write a blog. Yet it’s shocking to find just how many fiction writers struggle with it. From what to […]

Five Tips to Boost Your Creativity

By |April 17th, 2013|

Five Tips to Boost Your Creativity.  As a writer, creativity is an important commodity; our work demands a constant flow of creative ideas. We cannot wait for that elusive insight, our creative genius needs to be topped up on a daily basis. Without creativity, we cannot do our daily jobs.

This guest post comes from Cheryl […]

Character Development 101 For Writers

By |April 16th, 2013|

Character Development 101 For Writers

Character development is essential for writers wanting to write a book that resonates with readers. This guest post comes from psychological thriller author, JoAnna Santanen

When we read a story, we get invested in it.  The characters come to life, and we grow attached to either loving them or despising them.  […]

Writing a Children’s Book with Creativity That Sticks

By |April 12th, 2013|

Writing a Children’s Book with Creativity That Sticks
This guest post is by Monica T. Blas, Author/Illustrator of Uppity Owl Upcycles

Many people are now writing and marketing their own books successfully without the million-dollar book deal, demanding agent and tireless tours.  With the many online selling avenues like Amazon, Nook, and Apple combined with networking giants […]

Writers and Exercise

By |April 2nd, 2013|

Writers and Exercise

Writers and exercise are two things that go together. This guest post comes from Maya Johnson.

We have all been told that we need to get some exercise every day to stay fit and strong, but some people are not in a line of work that requires them to be in top physical condition. […]

Writing a Mystery Book

By |March 27th, 2013|

Writing a Mystery Book
Writing a mystery book is exciting and highly rewarding. The guest post for today comes from conspiracy thriller author, A.E. Fairfield.

The mystery genre is hugely popular, topping bestseller charts week after week.  The good news: there’s a bigger market for your mystery than a “How to Raise Your Vampire Baby” book.  The […]