Research for your book

How to Research for Your Book

Both fiction novels and non-fiction books need some level of research with regards to place and time or data and facts. As writers, we need to be very careful about when and how we dive into a research expedition for our books. Otherwise, we end up wasting weeks months and years accumulating research with no manuscript to show for it. …

Writing Captivating Characters

Writing Captivating Characters

It’s time to talk about character because it’s often extremely overlooked. Characters are what drive a story, and they are who people identify with as they learn the lessons and feel the emotions the story brings forward. From the first page, we identify with and put ourselves in the place of the protagonist. And, I am not only talking about …