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.
Why you Haven't Finished Writing Your Novel.
"I'm going to write a book" is one of the biggest lies some people tell themselves. They always start writing a book, but they never reach the most important part that is absolutely crucial to writing any type of work no matter the length or the genre.
How to Hook in Your Readers
Have you ever picked up a novel and just from that first line alone you knew it was going to be a while before you put it down? So you sat in the middle of your local book store's horror aisle for three hours until a worker had to come over and let you know they were about to close and it was time to go home?
How Long Does it Take to Write a Novel?
To put it simply it all depends on the writer. Each one of us has our own lives we're living, as much as many of us wish we could spend every moment of the day writing, we have other responsibilities that sometimes have to come first.
You're Not a Starving Artist. You're Just Bad at Business
As I sat at my parent's kitchen table early last year eating a meal I didn't have to pay for, my older brother spoke the words to me that shook me and everything I ever thought about being a writer.