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How to create your own fictional world

    Creating a fictional world is like trying to find a sweet chihuahua; it’s a hard thing to do. However, it is possible. There are so many elements you need to think about when doing it: the geography, religion, culture, and language. Luckily, I have a tip for each of these challenging aspects of the…

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Adventure Time

One basic element that keeps your audience glued to your story is a hero and a journey.  We all love Lord of the Rings, why? Because it was a story about the quest of our hero, Frodo and his companions. It features action, life-threatening situations, thrilling twists and turns that keep you at the edge…

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Types of Hooks to Captivate Readers

A hook is an opening sentence used to attract the reader’s attention so that they’ll continue to read on. In fact, there are variations of hooks used to captivate readers. Check out these five types! Introducing a Metaphor or Simile: The first type is one of metaphor and/or similes. This style engages readers by comparing…

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Quick Editing Tips

Check out these quick five tips to improve your writing! 1.Look for a passive voice A lot of times when writing, it’s easy to slip into the past-progressive form of writing. I.e. ‘Was’ + Verb-ing This form makes writing clunky and disrupts the flow. Avoiding wordy writing creates an active voice. This allows our writing…

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Romance: How To Break The Cliche?

Romance is the biggest selling genre of novels that are being sold across the world. Out doing every other genre out there. In the US it is a business of over $1.5 billion. It is the most marketable, profitable and has the most genre based publishers, than other genres.   So it stands to reason…

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Crafting A Novel Part 1

Crafting an original work of fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction takes time, practice, and persistence. While there’s no exact science to creative writing, the following tips will help you get started: Write about what you know Beginning writers always get told ‘write what you know’, but it’s good advice. Use settings, characters, background, and language that you’re already familiar with and create new stories from…