Know Your Book

Know Your Audience

Know Your Audience

Photo by Justice Amoh on Unsplash Unless your name is J.K. Rowling, your writing isn’t going to appeal to everyone. And that’s okay. In fact, it makes your job easier, since it allows you to write for, and market to, a specific audience. To do this successfully, you’ll need to identify who your readers will likely be, then…

5 Ways to Hone Your POV

5 Ways to Hone Your POV

Photo by Jonas Lee on Unsplash Today’s publishing market is more competitive than ever. To stand out, us writers are constantly asking ourselves how we can tell our stories in a way that no one else can. How can we narrow the gap between a story’s ultimate potential and its ultimate execution? If we expect our books to…

POV, Person, and Tense

POV, Person, and Tense

There’s a story in your head, and it’s awesome. You’ve come up with a captivating plot, lovable characters, unique challenges, and a satisfying ending. But knowing what happens in your story is only the start. There are still major decisions to consider before you put that plot to the page. The way in which you…

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