Scrivener book writing software allows authors to organize their ideas, structure their research, and write with ease. In this article, Scribendi reviews this useful tool, outlining some of its pros and cons.
These visual writing prompts are sure to spark your imagination. They focus on key aspects of the writing process, so they will also help you grow as a writer.
A book does not always end with the story. The last few pages at the back of a novel may contain what is known "as back mater," or, in plain terms, a discussion on some aspect of the book. If you are interested in the different elements of back matter, this podcast will be a helpful resource.
All the material that appears at the front of a book before the actual content is called front matter, and it actually contains some very important information!
You can't start writing your NaNoWriMo novel until November 1st, but that doesn't mean you can't prepare beforehand. The week before NaNoWriMo, authors should be setting their schedules, stocking up on snacks, and finishing any last minute chores. This podcast is a guide to successfully getting through NaNoWriMo.
It is important to keep plot structure in mind when writing a book series. Each book must have its own plot while also following an overlying plot covering the series. Being able to tie these plots together is crucial because if done unclearly, readers may get confused. This podcast will explain how to manage plot structure in a book series.
The editors at Scribendi outline the key components involved in writing a character sketch.
Are you thinking about writing a preface for your book or have you been asked to write a foreword? A preface is a brief introduction (link) written by the author, as opposed to a foreword, which is an introduction written by another person that usually comes before the preface.
If you have decided to write a preface or have been asked to write a forward, you may require some guidance. In this podcast, we explain a preface and a forward, as well as what to include in them.
November is just around the corner and that can mean only one thing—authors worldwide are sharpening their pencils in preparation for NaNoWriMo. Not in the know about NaNoWriMo? This funny little acronym stands for National Novel Writing Month, which is the ambitious—albeit fun—goal of writing an entire novel in one month.