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How to Publish a Book For Free: The 7 Best Sites

Feb 27, 2024 – Understanding Publishing

If you want to publish your book without spending a single dime, check out this handy list of 7 free self-publishing services. Read more →

Narrative Structure: Definition, Examples, and Writing Tips

Dec 18, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

What's the difference between story structure and narrative structure? And how do you choose the right narrative structure for you novel? Read more →

What is the Proust Questionnaire? 22 Questions to Write Better Characters

Dec 08, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

Inspired by Marcel Proust, check out the questionnaire that will help your characters remember things past. Read more →

How To Craft a Book Hook (Tips from Editors)

Oct 20, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

We break down what a book hook is, why it matters for authors, and how to craft a successful one. Read more →

What is Pathos? Definition and Examples in Literature

Sep 29, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

Pathos is a literary device that uses language to evoke an emotional response, typically to connect readers with the characters in a story. Read more →

How to Start a Children’s Book: Coming Up with Your Big Idea

Aug 18, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

If you've ever dreamed of writing a children's book but aren't sure where to start, check out this post to learn more about how you can create the perfect story for kids. Read more →

How to Become a Travel Writer in 5 Steps: A Guide for Travel Bugs

Jul 03, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

If you want to get paid to share your adventures, learn how to become a travel writer with these five tips. Read more →

How to Write a Biography: A 7-Step Guide [+Template]

Jun 30, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

Portraying someone’s life on paper in a comprehensive and engaging way requires solid preparation. Here are 7 steps you can follow. Read more →

What Is an Index in a Book? Everything You Need to Know

Jun 07, 2023 – Book Design

Ever wondered what a book index is for, or how it's made? Read this post to take a peek behind the publishing curtain. Read more →

When to Use Semicolons: 4 Rules and Examples

May 26, 2023 – Perfecting your Craft

Confused about when to use a semicolon and how it's different from other punctuations? Here's a breakdown, with plenty of examples. Read more →

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