The best novel openings aren’t just beautiful sentences — they’re invitations into a world of the author’s creation. Want to offer your readers an invite they can't resist? Here's how to start a novel in 8 simple steps.
When it comes to selling ebooks, many view Apple Books as Amazon’s main competitor. And that hunch is backed up by the numbers. A 2015 analysis by the (now defunct) Author Earnings website showed that Apple Books’ market share in the US was bigger than that of Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and Google Play combined. ... read more »
In a writer’s eternal quest for productivity, one cannot overstate the value of a solid piece of writing software. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of great novel writing software out there — including Novlr, an online writing app that’s been built “by writers, for writers,” according to the site’s tagline. Novlr has made a decent name ... read more »
Google is the world’s leading search engine, as you probably already know. A lesser known part of Google is its very own online bookstore — Google Play Books — which is integrated within the broader Google Play store. If you’re one of the 2.5 billion people who own an Android device, you’ll know what we’re ... read more »
Because dialogue is one of the essential components of strong writing, we want to help you get it exactly right. To that end, we’ve put together this list of rules, dialogue examples, and more that will have you writing sparkling conversation in no time!