Barbara King is a first-time author of the new dark fantasy novel The Dark Gods. King is a recent college graduate from Southern New Hampshire University where she earned her BA in Creative Writing.
6 Tricks to Writing Suspenseful Fiction
What is Suspenseful Fiction Have you ever seen a movie where the stakes are high and the ending is full of uncertainty that your heart is pounding, you’re leaning towards the screen, and you’re not even blinking in fear that you’ll miss it? It’s that same feeling but brought to you by a book. Instead of a screen, your reader is drastically flipping through pages, eyes darting from one side to another devouring the words as the tension climbs higher and the amount of pages till the end grows shorter.
How To ACTUALLY Finish Writing A Book In 4 Steps
When you first start writing your novel it's like a mad dash across the pages to get the words out of your brain and onto your media of choice, but then… something always happens. There are chores to be done, errands to run, dinner to cook, children to have, partners to love, shows to watch, lives to be lived, and all of a sudden those pages you were able to write start gathering dust just waiting for you to either toss them in the trash or pick them up again and finish the story.
How To Set Attainable Goals As A Writer
Goals are helpful with all sorts of tasks and writing is no different. Setting tasks in your writing will not only keep you on track for writing your novel but will help you establish a writing routine which is essential for life as a writer.
4 Reasons To Traditionally Publish Your Books
What is traditional publishing? Tradition publishing is when an author sells the rights to their work to a publishing company and in turn, the company sells the book and pays the author a varied amount depending on the contract with the company.
4 Reasons to Self-Publish Your Books
What is self-publishing? Self-publishing means an author going through the process of writing, editing, designing, marketing, and finally publishing their book all on their own with the help of some hired services, but no traditional publishing company behind them.