Five Elements To Include In Your Science Fiction World

By Samantha Martin When it comes to writing science fiction, there’s a lot to consider and sometimes, certain aspects of the world-building can get lost in the narrative. Here are five elements you should consider when building a sci-fi society. Religion Religion is an integral part of every culture in the world, and the world … Continue reading Five Elements To Include In Your Science Fiction World

Three Ways To Properly Use Secondary Characters In Your Novel

By Rachel Beck Ever read a book that felt like it was taken over by the secondary characters? Where the main characters couldn’t get a word in edgewise or accomplish anything due to being overshadowed by other characters who think they’re running the show?  Writers are often heavily influenced by their characters. While some writers … Continue reading Three Ways To Properly Use Secondary Characters In Your Novel

The Value of Networking in the Writing World

By Rachel Beck For some writers, the greatest joy of the gig may be that you get to sit behind a computer all day—perhaps this speaks to those of us who are highly introverted, for whom even the idea of networking can bring on the shakes. You might hyperventilate at the idea of a pitch, … Continue reading The Value of Networking in the Writing World

Four Simple Ways You Can Begin Marketing Your Book Today

By Catherine Matthews When it comes to marketing your own work, you may be tempted to take a backseat. After all, you wrote the book. You got an agent, you got a publisher, and now the only thing you should have to worry about getting is a margarita and a beach vacation…right? Well, the answer … Continue reading Four Simple Ways You Can Begin Marketing Your Book Today