Tag: novel writing

7 Research Tips for Writing Your Novel
July 11, 2017 Writing Advice J.K. Allen

This month we are talking research. Now, many writers cringe when they hear the word. And they might say, “But we are fiction writers, can’t we just make stuff up?” The answer is, we may make a lot of things up, but we have to have a realism to our stories. It’s what allows them

What’s Next? Wrapping Up NaNoWriMo 2016
December 2, 2016 Writing Advice Stephanie Ayers

Whether you won or didn’t win NaNoWriMo a couple days ago, you are further today than you were when November started. Some of you finished your novel, some of you met your 50K goal and still need to finish, some of you didn’t get nearly as much done as you’d hoped. No matter where your

You Wrote A Book, Now What?
May 11, 2016 Writing Advice Stephanie Ayers

So you wrote a book… If you’re like most writers, when you finish a book, you want to get published. This is when the nail-biting starts. However, there are steps you need to take to ensure you present your story in its best possible light. As a seven time published author, I’m going to share