Here’s some common opinions of fanfiction: Basically fanfic is viewed as a lesser literary form – if we dare call… Read more Is Fan Fiction A Productive Use Of A Writer’s Time?
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I have re-written my first chapter for my dark fantasy WIP A Path Of Roots a few times now, but… Read more 4 Ways To Know If Your Opening Chapters Are Working
If you’re a writer looking to be traditionally published, you will have heard of comp titles. A comp title or… Read more Finding The Perfect Comp Title: Imaginary Friend By Stephen Chbosky
I’ve decided to count my writing achievements. And you should too.
Every writer has heard the “pantsing” versus “plotting” debate. The crux of the debate is that some writers prefer to plan a lot before they start their novel and others don’t plan as much. In a community dominated by plotters, here’s some things I wish people understood about writing a novel by the seat of your pants.
Cinema is not what it used to be. The problem with modern filmmaking.
When querying a book, it’s often vital for two or more comparison titles to be included in the pitch. Comparison or comp titles are books that are similar to the one being queried. They’re a way to help an agent or publisher picture the concept, tone, and market, transforming that coddled manuscript into a commercial product.
The bane of every writer’s existence is writers block. Here’s a simple remedy to try.
Because first chapters suck.