What is it about the love at first sight trope that drives people mad ? Why is it sworn off by most novelist?
Writing consistently doesn’t mean writing every day. Then what does it mean?
Atlantis fact or fiction ?
Although I was hoping to finish the draft fully this year and start the editing publication steps. But I haven’t. Goals aren’t always accomplished of course . So since I did not accomplish my goals this year I’m going to push it into next year .
Epistolary writing is where the novel is written in mostly documents which include letters and journal entries.
From angels to elves, and especially vampires who can live for gazillion of years , you say immortality is always a given when writing supernatural creatures . But what’s the immortality of werewolves look like ? Can they usually live forever in fiction? Let’s explore the immortality of werewolves within fiction.
Rivalry in sports are a given and easily identifiable. Because there is an instantaneous villain and hero. You have one team against another . And boom there is rivalry . The stakes are high. The competition is fierce, and it is somewhat cutthroat rather than life itself. Pain. Heartbreak. Corruption. Victory. All the perfect concoction for a great novel all rolled up into one chaotic sportsmanship bow .
The narrative framing or bookend with flashbacks technique. Or “the here and now story”, where the story is just one long flashback .
Rewrites can be a pain . I know from my recent experiences. Even now as I work on the 2nd draft . I find myself still rewriting scenes and changing characters names. But revising and rewriting is a vital component to writing. Without it the story and characters might suffer, fall apart and readers will get bored and tired, ultimately throwing the book down .
Self-publishing is important. Especially important if you do not want to and cannot take the traditional publishing route.