5 Ways to Reveal Backstory When Writing A Novel

For my latest WIP I spent nearly six months designing a rich backstory complete with six habitable planets, four alien races, culture, pre-history, flora, fauna, and loads of other details that may never make it onto the page in any of the several novels I will write in this series. However, now that I’ve finishedContinue reading “5 Ways to Reveal Backstory When Writing A Novel”

It’s A Writer’s Job To Be Rejected

If you write much and submit often, you probably have a drawer full or a room full of rejection notices. Today’s post is to encourage you a little by pulling together a few famous rejection notices… not that the rejection notices are famous, but that people who were rejected. Here they are: Ernest Hemingway –Continue reading “It’s A Writer’s Job To Be Rejected”

Know Your Demographic

If there is one thing that many independent and amateur writers fall for is the idea that their particular genre or idea for a novel will be an instant best seller. ¬†As I write this I imagine billions of writers out there toiling away at novels they deeply believe are books that people will wantContinue reading “Know Your Demographic”