There are a number of essential techniques an author must master if they ever want to top a bestsellers list and none more so than the ability to deliver genuine suspense.
Ever had writers block? Hardly surprising! Here are our three tips to send your imagination skyward….
Heroes come and go. That’s certainly true of the fictional variety where very few linger in the mind beyond the last page of a novel. So what makes the perfect fictional hero?
When Huffpost Editor-in-chief Jimmy Leach announced the closure of its blogging platform he said that “publishing thousands of blogs has been a distraction from the delivery of impactful, targeted investigations, explainers, breaking news and lifestyle and entertainment journalism.”
As writers, we knowingly place ourselves in a position where we will undoubtedly face more rejection than the average person and it seems to me that how we handle that part of the creative process is often key to our success.
As the years advance, I have lost count of how many books I’ve read but on reflection, it hardly seems relevant. What is truly noteworthy is how many leave a lasting impression on us.
Social Media is rapidly becoming the mainstream marketing medium for all industry sectors and for authors it has become essential for building reader awareness.
Go back not so many years and an author was just that-an author…. who wrote, and at the most maybe edited their own work. How different things are today!
The popularity of Crime Fiction might wax and wane but at the end of the day, it still remains one of the most popular genres.
It is an inescapable fact that Language is always changing, evolving, and adapting to the needs of successive generations. It’s the way of evolution and as long as the needs of language users continue to change, so will the language.