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The importance of pacing in fiction writing

The importance of pacing in fiction writing

Everyone notices pacing in a story, whether they can label it or not. There’s an expectation in fiction that a story will not only contain certain elements but deliver them at a pace that feels right for the setting and characters. What is pacing? Pacing is the speed with which a story is told. That […]

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Examples of narrative arcs in modern fiction

Examples of narrative arcs in modern fiction

Do novels share certain storytelling patterns? An A.I. has determined that most best-sellers use one of seven universal plot archetypes.

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Author resources, Writer tipsFebruary 10, 2021
Writing about guns? Get your ammunition right

Writing about guns? Get your ammunition right

How to make sure your fictional firearms don’t jam Part two of a two-part series. See part one: The right way to write about guns in novels Rounds, cartridges, shells or bullets? In this article I’ve been scrupulous about referring to “rounds” when I mean the things you load into your firearm and “bullets” when […]

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Productivity hacks for writers

Productivity hacks for writers

As writers and authors, productivity is our lifeblood. Here are six productivity tips from a bestselling thriller author who has written more than 65 books.

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What goes into making a book a bestseller?

What goes into making a book a bestseller?

What makes a book a bestseller? A new artificial intelligence tool enables authors to make adjustments to their work and potentially create multiple bestsellers.

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Social media hashtags for authors

Social media hashtags for authors

If you want to get more visibility for your social posts, you'll want to include hashtags. Here's a guide to the most popular hashtags on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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Author resourcesNovember 30, 2019
Kinga Jentetics on PublishDrive’s services for authors

Kinga Jentetics on PublishDrive’s services for authors

Here’s a four-minute interview I conducted in the hallway at the 20Books Vegas conference on Nov. 14, 2019, with Kinga Jentetics, CEO and co-founder of the ebook publishing platform PublishDrive. Kinga talked to the 1,000 attendees on the opening day about how her startup can benefit indie authors and publishers. Authors can take advantage of […]

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