How to Craft Powerful Character Motivations — Well-Storied.
For readers to care what happens next in your story, they must first care about your characters. It’s your job as a writer to foster this reader-character connection, to build the bridge that encourages readers to invest in your characters’ stories. Establishing your characters’ motivations isn’t the only way to encourage this reader-character connection, but it is a surefire way to lend context to your characters’ actions. With context in place, readers can then decide whether your…
Creating Cultures in Fiction: 15 Things to Consider | Help Me, Naomi
Creating cultures in fiction is an essential part of world-building. Done well, and your world (and the characters living there) will come to life.
What Authors Can Share on Social Media Before Your Book is Written
If you're struggling with what to post on social media BEFORE your book is even finished, this post will give you the answers!
Mixtus Media — What Authors Should Write About in a Newsletter
We know having a newsletter is important, but what do you actually write about? In this post I show you exactly what you should write that will attract your ideal readers.
Mixtus Media — Are You Making One of These 3 Book Marketing Mistakes?
There are also some common marketing mistakes that I see authors making online that are easy to make. If you find yourself making one of these mistakes, don’t worry. They are easy to fix and I’m going to show you what you can do instead.
Mixtus Media — How Authors Can Amplify a Small Audience
There is no such thing as a small audience. Anytime there are eyes on you, you have something to work with. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you get amazing information from your readers to grow your audience.
How to Define Your Character's Story Goal — Well-Storied.
Are you ready to get your plot rolling? The first step to creating epic conflict for your story is to define your characters’ goals. When you know what your characters want, you know what action they’ll take. And if you craft your protagonist’s and antagonist’s goals with purpose in mind, the actions they take are sure to lead to some pretty awesome conflict. Not sure what your characters want to achieve? Let’s dive into today’s lesson!
Mixtus Media — How Authors Can Build a Solid Instagram Following in 10 Minutes a Day
A step-by-step strategy to help authors grow your audience of ideal readers in less than 10 minutes a day on Instagram.
Mixtus Media — Book Marketing Simplified
If you're strapped for cash or have little to no marketing budget, these tips and strategies to effectively market your book for free will be a huge help!
7 Examples of Foreshadowing - SAMANTHA ALLAKER
7 foreshadowing examples to help you find the right type of foreshadowing device for your book. See them in action and learn how to execute the effectively.
10 Bad Physical Fitness Habits for Fictional Characters
10 Bad Habits of Physical Fitness for Fictional Characters. Adding a few bad habits to our characters including bad physical habits will make them more...
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10 Breakup Worthy Bad Relationship Habits for Your Fictional Characters
10 Breakup Worthy Bad Relationship Habits For Your Fictional Characters. Bad habits writers think about what goes on in the mind of a character. Writing bad...
What Should I Write About: 22 Writing Prompts to give you BIG IDEAS
What should I ask myself when I’m wondering, “what should I write about?” It is that fateful moment again. You have gotten out of bed. Brushed your teeth and...