Anticipated books coming out in the next six months…

I’ll admit, normally I am someone who finds a gem in a book or series that have been out for a while. I’m not really one to keep an eye out for what is yet to come out. But lately, I have been getting onto the trend of current books that are being loved, andContinue reading “Anticipated books coming out in the next six months…”

How to draw a reader before they even read the first chapter

With my debut novel coming out soon, I have been doing a mini-series on this blog about the publishing process. I was about to do the next stage, which in my experience is to do with the cover, but first I thought I would write a quick post about how to draw a reader inContinue reading “How to draw a reader before they even read the first chapter”

How to make a good Villain

After watching Cruella in the cinema the other day, it got me thinking about how poor some villains can be created. I do feel sometimes the author has focused so hard on making the hero seem real and enticing to route for that the villain almost falls short. To me, the villain needs to beContinue reading “How to make a good Villain”

How to get your book published — Step 2

In the previous part of this mini series on my blog, I went over how to know when you are ready to send out your manuscript. Well, the next step to take is then to of course send it out.  I thought it would be good to go over what options there are out thereContinue reading “How to get your book published — Step 2”

Difference between Thriller and Horror

I recently read my first ever adult horror book and I was planning to do a review on it. But whilst I was reading it, I started to wonder why it was classified as a horror as I felt it was more a thriller just mixed with the ghost element. So instead of deciding toContinue reading “Difference between Thriller and Horror”

How to get your book published — Step 1

With my debut novel coming out at the end of this year, I have started to learn and understand the publishing program in order to go from your work on a computer to a published novel.  It is not an easy process, it takes a lot of time and effort with no award. Not toContinue reading “How to get your book published — Step 1”

Importance on whether to use a Prologue

Beginning your book can be a daunting task. You’ve just spent a good amount of time crafting your world, building your characters and contracting where the story is going to go.              Now you are at the stage to sit down and write, but you’re not sure where to begin.              There are different ways you canContinue reading “Importance on whether to use a Prologue”

Different Points of View to tell a Story

One of the first most important things you need to decide when choosing to sit down and write your story is which point of view/perspective you want to write it in. This is going to determine how you are going to write the story, and also how much detail you are going to be allowedContinue reading “Different Points of View to tell a Story”