Think about some of your favorite series – either books or TV shows. Why do you keep going back for more?
It’s most likely to be about the characters because people are interested in people. We experience life vicariously through the... Read More | Share it now!
We all have limited time, and part of being a successful author is knowing what to focus on. In today’s show, I talk to Rachel Aaron about how to write more words faster, edit and publish carefully, and how to decide which marketing strategies... Read More | Share it now!
I really enjoy writing my villains. I can channel my dark side and it helps me think about character motivation far more than I do for the protagonist.
Because the villain is the hero of their own story, and their reasons for destroying the world (in... Read More | Share it now!
Look at the top-selling books and movies of all time. Harry Potter. Star Wars. The Lord of the Rings. Even stories like Gone with the Wind or Titanic. They all transport people to a different time and/or place, providing an escapist fantasy for the... Read More | Share it now!
Authors as diverse as Henry James, Winston Churchill, Barbara Cartland, and Dan Brown have used dictation to write their first drafts, and with the development of ever-more precise software, many authors are moving into dictation to speed up writing... Read More | Share it now!