The Writerific Blog

Why A Literary Agent Want to See Your First 15 Pages

By Kayla Hoyet Memorable books will stick with you for a long time. I could almost bet that every person working at Holloway Literary has a favorite book. I'd take that even further to say that everyone who has ever sent us a query letter has a favorite book. You know the one. It's that … Continue reading Why A Literary Agent Want to See Your First 15 Pages

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