The Art of Writing, Publishing, and Taming Dragons
Sci-Fi & Fantasy Editors’ Blog
The protagonist gains a new skill, either in magic or combat, and is immediately an expert without any training. Sound familiar?
If you don’t have an agent to vet your potential small publishers, here are five tips to save you some headaches—and heartaches—along the way.
What sub-genres will capture the hearts of readers in the new year?
Maybe you can judge a book by the cover. These are our favourites from 2019.
Avoid these common mistakes with the Chosen One trope to keep your characters fresh.
When female characters die, avoid fridging them and make their deaths matter.
Which books should you get (or add to your own Christmas list), you ask? We’re here to help with some ideas.
Krakens, beware! There’s a new pirate on board our ship. We’ve signed fantasy author Shelly Campbell.
It’s easy to accidentally mix constructions so your sentence parts don’t fit together.
Learn from Hawkeye about how to use the Enneagram Nine to create a character arc.
Learn from Captain Marvel about how to use the Enneagram Eight to create a character arc.
Writing can become unclear when you change the narration abruptly for no apparent reason. There are three types of confusing shifts to watch out for.