What Makes a Redemption Arc Effective?

How to make the most of your villain-turned-hero.


4 Fantasy Settings that Aren’t Medieval Britain

Challenge yourself to think out of the box for your next fantasy story.


Seven Obstacles for Characters in Love

In a fictional romance, there needs to be something that keeps your lovestruck characters apart, and this is true for…


3 Tropes to Avoid When Your Hero has a Disability

Here's what not to do when your hero has a disability.


Three Ways to Avoid Vague Writing

To improve your writing, eliminate vague words.


4 Tropes to Avoid When Your Villain has a Disability

When your villain struggles with a medical condition, here are some tips on what to avoid and what to do instead.


How to Craft Characters with Disabilities

Contrary to popular practice, you do not need to write a book that entirely revolves around an illness or disability in…


How Medieval Settings Can Promote Gender Inequality

One of the default character types in this setting is the Warrior, which means that many protagonists are, by default,…


7 Affordable Cover Artists for Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books

Acquiring professional, eye-catching cover art is a key step to publishing a book.


How to Avoid the “No Practice Needed” Trope

The protagonist gains a new skill, either in magic or combat, and is immediately an expert without any training. Sound…


5 Red Flags to Avoid When Querying Small Publishers

If you don’t have an agent to vet your potential small publishers, here are five tips to save you some headaches—and…


7 Book Genre Trends We Predict for 2020

What sub-genres will capture the hearts of readers in the new year?


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