I have so many mixed emotions about this book and the author choices. Some of them were, great, some disappointing and some frustrating as hell. So, read on for my review of Fallen Empire.Read More
They say a doctor does not treat himself. This is also almost true for a writer too. Indeed, most of the older players in the writing game will hardly try any attempt at self-editing. But technology has changed the writing game with self-publishing.Read More
Welcome back to Little Novelist and I have another interview post today! An author I connected with over Instagram with the help if a mutual friend. I am very happy to be able to bring you Ellen Read's answers!Read More
If I hadn't found Sasha Alsberg on Youtube I would never have found Ben, his book or his publishing company. Thankfully, I did find them and it let me to his book, and one of the only stories to get me out of my Elise Kova hangover.Read More
One of the many emphasizes made in a writing class is that passive voice is a deadly seen. “Use active voice! Eliminate the passive voice!” Instructors will repeat again and again. Why is it better to use active voice than passive in your writing? How does the latter weaken your writing and the active voice make it tighter and stronger?Read More
Conflict in your writing allows for character development and also, grips the reader’s attention. However, this depends on how well you express it in your writing. To heighten the conflict and make it interesting to the readers, ensure that it is well thought and articulated and also that there is a side with which readers can sympathize and route for.Read More
So today I have an extra interview as I am taking part in a new blog tour. I hope you enjoy it!
The airship crew saved Ben’s life from a dragon, of all things.
When Ben wakes up, he has no memory of his family, his home, or how he got to this strange world. All he knows is what his new crew members tell him: the magical Barrier that protects their land is weakening. Unless they find the artifact that can repair it, all of Terrene will be destroyed and enslaved by the enemies beyond.Read More
Writing inspires a great feeling. Writing with some inspiring music playing in the background is seven better. Whether it is classical, music, pop music, sad soul, or rap, it should provide inspiration and perhaps mimic the mood that the writing is taking on. Writing about a sad event? Slow sad songs will hopefully bring you the inspiration you need!Read More
It is very hard to stay motivated to write when you would rather do something else, watch Netflix for instance. Most writers write from home or in places without the structure of an office. It, therefore, gets hard to put yourself in the writer mindset when there are distractions and appealing ways to waste time, all vying for your attention. How can you go from really wanting to watch Netflix to getting into the writer mindsets if it is that hard?Read More
Do you require absolute silence, some soft music, white noise or a buzzing environment when writing? Different writers write their best when they are in the environment they prefer. While it is tempting to keep writing from your home where the distractions are minimal, you can blast the music away and lounge in your sweatpants, it is, however, a great idea to step away from the familiar environment and explore writing in a different place away from home.Read More