110 Of The Best World Building Questions For Authors

Every fiction writer knows that one of your most important characters is your story’s setting.

For fantasy and science fiction writers, that setting is usually a fictional world notably different from our own. 

And just as you can use character development questions to make your characters come to life, you use world building questions to make your setting as real as the one your readers live in. 

To get started, let’s clarify what world building is and what it isn’t. 

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Self-Publishing On Amazon? Here Are the Pros and Cons

Since the beginning of the self-publishing industry, Amazon and other indie publishing platforms have made it progressively easier for authors to get their work onto the market. 

Yes, there are still caveats. And self-publishing isn’t for everyone. 

Knowing the pros and cons of self-publishing makes it easier to decide whether this is the right path for you to take with your book. 

And KDP Direct pros and cons can help you decide whether to include Amazon in your self-publishing plan, considering its perks and the alternatives. 

What you learn here can also help you decide whether any of this is worth the trouble. 

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How to Write a Winning Pitch for Your Book or Writing Project

You’ve written a book or story you’re proud of. And your beta readers have nothing but good things to say about it. You can’t wait to find an agent and collect a hefty advance. 

But unless you know how to write a pitch that will wow an agent, getting a deal with a big-name publisher isn’t happening. 

Writing a pitch is every bit as important to the success of your book as writing the book itself. And learning how to craft a powerful pitch will help you sell more books whether you seek a publisher or go the indie publishing route.  

Read on to learn how to pitch like a well-paid writer.

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11 Examples Of Dangling Modifiers

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Do you know a dangling modifier when you see it? And do you know what to say when someone asks, “So, what’s the difference between a dangling modifier and misplaced modifier?”  Once you read this post and look over its 11 examples of dangling modifiers, you will. From henceforth, you’ll be the one to ask … Read more

Best Keyboard for Writers

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If you are a writer and you don’t have a good keyboard, you probably end up in pain at the end of each day.

The fact of the matter is that many keyboards just are not designed for heavy use.

We want to help you find some of the best keyboards for writers, ones that are very ergonomically friendly for maximum comfort.

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9 Of The Most Useful Thesauruses For Writers

Throw out the term “thesaurus words,” and you’ll probably get some side-eye from writers who see the thesaurus as a crutch for amateur writers trying to make their writing sound more sophisticated. 

But a thesaurus can help you find the right words for your project — the ones that say what you need to say, just the way you need to say it.

The words every writer should know, after all, are the words they need to tell a compelling story or to get their point across with clarity, simplicity, and elegance. 

So, the best thesaurus for writers is the one that helps them find those words as efficiently as possible, so they can get back to the business of writing. 

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