Anymore vs. Any more

I recently came across Writing Explained, a grammar website that can be an invaluable resource for authors. This little gem is from one of their posts. If you enjoy learning about the English language’s intricacies, this is the perfect website for you! So, what...

Writing with Children

My author friend, Charles E. Yallowitz, is continuing his new War of Nytefall series with a hot new release. War of Nytefall is a spinoff series taking place in his celebrated Legends of Windemere universe. The new release is War Of Nytefall: Rivalry. This is a guest...

5 Tips for More Effective Writing

This is a guest post by Liana Simmons of Ewritingservice.com. Ewritingservice provides effective communication of your message across to the reader.  5 Tips for More Effective Writing Good writing is not necessarily effective writing but effective writing leads to...

7 Tips for Writing Fantasy

Reedsy recently published some great tips for fantasy authors–tips which can be easily applied to any fiction writing. Here is my summary of a selection of these tips. 1. Identify your Market If you think it’s enough to say, “oh, I write...

The Ultimate Guide To Dystopia (Infographic)

While researching keywords for Eaux Infinies, my recently published French edition of Infinite Waters, I came across an infographic on Human After HAL exploring the various dystopian subgenres, created by YA author Erin Bowman. Enjoy! Note: if the image appears too...

PDFelement: An Alternative to Adobe Acrobat DC

When I started writing my own books, I realized I also needed to format them. At first, I worked with a graphics artist who handled that for me and sent me a PDF file, ready for upload to CreateSpace. A few weeks after uploading the manuscript, realized I needed to...

Fantasy Sub-Genres

When I finished my first book in the Pearseus universe, I was faced with an unexpected problem: everyone kept saying that identifying your genre was important. But my book crossed many genres. It was, essentially, a fantasy tale taking place in the future, with...