The One Thing All Writers Forget About When Creating Characters and Plots

What’s the difference between a page turner and a book you never finish? Well aside from the way it’s written and what the book is about, there’s one major difference you’ve probably never noticed. Does the character interact with the plot or do they shape it? I’m willing to argue that this one wording differenceContinue reading “The One Thing All Writers Forget About When Creating Characters and Plots”

Kindel Direct Publishing (KDP) Tips, Tricks and Secrets: a Resource Guide

Planning to release an ebook on Kindel Direct Publishing? Here are all of the resources I’m using to publish my novel ok KDP. First, here’s the link to Amazon’s help guide. This video shows how to be very successful with any book you publish, traditional or self-publishing. He first starts talking about building a brand.Continue reading “Kindel Direct Publishing (KDP) Tips, Tricks and Secrets: a Resource Guide”

Self publishing Vs. Traditional publishing: thinking about money

It’s a question as old as the internet, which is better self publishing or traditional publishing? The answer isn’t simple. What might work for you might not work for someone else. I’m going to outline the pros and cons of both, but they are surmised in the picture above. Of cores everyone is concerned aboutContinue reading “Self publishing Vs. Traditional publishing: thinking about money”

Day 43s simple task: Day 30 of a book a month

What’s this all about simple tasks? http://wp.me/p5y43M-3z You are done! Well, almost. If you are here congratulations, today’s writing should be a breeze. Your probably sick and tired of your work, but who cares, you’re almost done! All you need to do is wrap everything up. Have them go back to their friends. Arrest theContinue reading “Day 43s simple task: Day 30 of a book a month”

Day 42s simple task: Day 29 of a book a month

What’s this all about simple tasks? http://wp.me/p5y43M-3z The climax is now! Have your characters fight at full force. Today you can show all of your character development. Have them strategize and plan. Make them both strong and smart. Have them pull from their weaknesses so that they may be strong. All the hate toward theContinue reading “Day 42s simple task: Day 29 of a book a month”

Day 41s simple task: Day 28 of a book a month

What’s this all about simple tasks? http://wp.me/p5y43M-3z Rise up! Make the strong. Your main character should overcome their fear. They need to accept the information throw at them and move forward. Have them throw more information back at the villain. Here is a great place to put in the moral of your story. The characterContinue reading “Day 41s simple task: Day 28 of a book a month”

Day 40s simple task: Day 27 of a book a month

What’s this all about simple tasks? http://wp.me/p5y43M-3z Plot twist! Is there anything your main character didn’t know about? Who are their parents? Are their friends really their friends? Is the love of his life really a killer? Throw questions at your reader. What information can your villain give out? Is there no cure? Has yourContinue reading “Day 40s simple task: Day 27 of a book a month”

Day 39s simple task: Day 26 of a book a month

What’s this all about simple tasks? http://wp.me/p5y43M-3z The trek to the hidden lair can be a long one.  It can scare the bravest of me but it cannot weaken their resolve. Let dough creep in and then start the struggle against the last obstacle. Today is the day your readers have been waiting for. PutContinue reading “Day 39s simple task: Day 26 of a book a month”

Day 38s simple task: Day 25 of a book a month

What’s this all about simple tasks? http://wp.me/p5y43M-3z Today we think about theme again. You can fully express your theme now.  Tell us what lesson you want us to learn. You can tell us right out if your want. Have the theme carry your character to victory. You will also want to start wrapping up subContinue reading “Day 38s simple task: Day 25 of a book a month”

Day 37s simple task: Day 24 of a book a month

What’s this all about simple tasks? http://wp.me/p5y43M-3z Today we begin building towards the climax. We need the character to know at this point what the last thing they need to do is. If that’s kiss the groom or kill the king is up to you. They should be mentally preparing themselves for the final event.Continue reading “Day 37s simple task: Day 24 of a book a month”