Tag: Research

Dressing up Description: Harness the Power of Your Own Experience

The OWS team has done a fabulous job this month bringing you tips and resources to do research to your heart’s content. With the internet and the touch screen, much of the world is quite literally at your fingertips. But what about those fingertips? They are good for plenty besides clicking through files and finding…
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July 28, 2017 0

Research: The Hidden Plot Point

Inspiration is everywhere. It surrounds us in countless modern cultures that we can travel to or learn about easily. We can even speak with natives of those cultures with little effort. There are even civilizations throughout history, with books, movies, and shows to highlight them. These cultures can lead to numerous plot points that a…
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July 26, 2017 0

When to Research and When to Stop

When writing fiction, some people assume research is not needed. After all, aren’t we supposed to make everything up? But being accurate adds realism to your story. Not many readers will want to keep reading a book with marked inaccuracies, especially when they easily could have been looked up. You can’t ask your readers to…
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July 25, 2017 0
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