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Tag: writing tips

HELP! I Think My Story Is Boring

If you suspect your story is boring, it probably is. But the problem might not be as catastrophic as you think. Here are some instances where you should check your story for the humdrums, and examples of what you can do to fix them.

How to Write a Synopsis

If you plan on traditionally publishing your novel, you will need several other materials in addition to your  novel when starting to query. One of those items is a synopsis. What exactly is a synopsis, why is it an important marketing item, and how can you make yours the best it can be? Let’s dive in!

Why You Should Be Writing Microfiction

Microfiction, also known as flash fiction, is a (really) short story that still offers the same character and plot development as longer pieces of fiction. While a challenge, writing microfiction can be a useful tool to help writers of every genre craft their skill in a number of different ways. 

Alpha Readers & Where To Find Them

This is where alpha readers come to the rescue! Alpha readers are the wonderful humans you are willing to trust your newborn book baby with. They’re a set of fresh eyes who can help you navigate the rough terrain of your manuscript and identify what areas need work.