The Art of Writing, Publishing, and Taming Dragons
Sci-Fi & Fantasy Editors’ Blog
When your villain struggles with a medical condition, here are some tips on what to avoid and what to do instead.
Contrary to popular practice, you do not need to write a book that entirely revolves around an illness or disability in order to include those …
One of the default character types in this setting is the Warrior, which means that many protagonists are, by default, male.
Acquiring professional, eye-catching cover art is a key step to publishing a book.
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.