Keep Readers Turning the Pages
Writing & Speaking

Keep Readers Turning the Pages

by Ellen Buikema If you want your readers to keep turning the pages, answering some vital questions early on will help them commit to your story. While developing questions for your readers piques their curiosity, you’ll lose them if you don’t provide them an.. Go to Source

When Inspiration Wanes
Writing & Speaking

When Inspiration Wanes

Whether you are aiming for 50,000 words written this month (NANOWRIMO) or you’re in the middle of your years-long writing project, middles are hard. You know when you’ve reached the middle of a writing project because your inspiration evaporates, leaving you .. Go to Source

Book Cover 101: Trends in Women’s Fiction and
Literature
Writing & Speaking

Book Cover 101: Trends in Women’s Fiction and Literature

by Melinda VanLone This is the last of my series focusing on current book cover trends for 2022. If you’ve missed any of the others, you can find them here: Women’s Fiction Cover Trends Women’s Fiction, or Women’s Literature, is an interesting beast. It’s a broad genre, accounting for a huge chunk of the marketplace. Read more