An Introduction to Digital Book Covers

An Introduction to Digital Book Covers

The book cover makes or breaks your book. This is a hard fact that you have to be aware of. The cover is the advertisement for the book and if it doesn’t grasp the readers interest in a matter of a split second, then it won’t sell.The cover has to convey...
The 3 different Point of Views

The 3 different Point of Views

The Point of View defines from which angle a story is told and what the story teller actually knows. There are three major perspectives: First Person Limited / Multiple Third Person Omniscient Third Person For each of these you have to remember that the author is not...
The 7 benefits of reading

The 7 benefits of reading

Before we dive into the details of writing and publishing our novels I want to put the counterpart of writing into the spotlight: reading.Reading is, in my humble opinion, one of our basic human needs. It’s one of mine at least! Reading has tremendous effects on...
World Building – The Time Investment

World Building – The Time Investment

This article is aimed particularly at authors who need a fictional world for their novel. As I’ve mentioned in the introduction to world building, creating a story world is an endless project and no one has eternity to waste. Especially when your novel waits for...