Less than one week until Thanksgiving. This is my favorite holiday because it revolves around food and reading. Someone else makes the food (thank goodness, because I can’t cook), and other people have written the books (thank goodness, because I’m sick of reading my own drafts). It’s the best.
We’ll see you here next Friday for the food coma.
- Characters are at the heart of you story, but how well do you know them before you drop them into the action? This list of questions for memoirists can also help you uncover traits that will round out your novel’s characters.
- You’re ready to query, but you’re not sure if your book is literary, upmarket, or commercial? Carly Watters provides an infographic that shows you the main differences between these genres.
- But wait! There’s more! Genres, that is. Connor Goldsmith breaks down the different categories of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror. A sampling: Portal Fantasy, Space Opera, Body Horror!
- Speaking of fantasy, This Middle School ‘Fantasy Reading League’ Trades Footballs For Books.
- More and more of my writing friends are jumping on the Scrivener bandwagon. I use it, but not to its full capability. I plan to dive into this helpful post by Hope Ramsay on how to use Scrivener to plot.