Tag Archives: Fiction

Family trees

For some reason I always tend to create the most intrinsic family trees for my fictional characters. And it isn’t just one version there’s several usually at least two or three. It’s a favorite past time of mine maybe that’s … Continue reading

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What’s allowed in historical fiction

Can you rewrite a part of history…By excluding a historical figure or using your own original canons ?

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Building a name

How do you become a succesful author? What makes you the one with a succesful writing career like J.K Rowling, Suzanne Collins or E.L James ?

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Fanfiction or (original) fiction

Do you honestly consider fanfiction a form of cheating and stealing. Or can you see the thrill and excitement with trying to continue someone else’s story? As far as I know as long as a fiction has valid copyright you’re … Continue reading

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Prologue

Do you write prologues, what’s your reason for writing a prologue as opposed to a different story?

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Monologues

What to think about when writing monologues…? When can or should you use them? In first person narration limited and omnicent voice.  

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Avoiding Mary Sue & Gary Stu

How do avoid creating Mary Sue/Gary Stu? Are there situations when you might need thm or benefit from them?

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Less is more…

How many characters does a good novel usually have ? Is it different depending on what kind of genre you write in? Does it matter what kind of characters you have..? Main/major characters Secondary characters Minor/side characters Protagonists or antagonists … Continue reading

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Novel Competitions

If I’m serious about my writing then I suppose I should try to enter some writin competitions… ? The Bath Novel Award deadline April 10th Bridgeport Peggy Chapman Andrews Award deadline May 31st Novel Opening Chapter and & Synopsis Competition … Continue reading

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Fictional Romance Writers

Julia Quinn Liza Kleypas Sarah MacLean Courtney Milan Eloisa James Jude Deveraux Tessa Dare Amanda Quinn J.R Ward Sylvia Day Any other recommondations besides Jane Austen, Margaret Mitchell and Louisa May Alcott?

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