Posts by Georgina Roy

How Not to Write Poetry

By on Mar 29, 2017 in Special Features

Poetry is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as sound symbolism, and meter—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. That is the general definition of poetry, widely accepted as the norm. However, not everyone enjoys reading and writing poetry. Poetry comes from the heart. It is a...

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How Not to Write a Novella

By on Mar 26, 2017 in Fiction, Writing Tips

Novella is the form between a short story and a novel. As such, it has elements of both of them. A novella tells a story that can easily be expanded into a full novel. On the other hand, the events in a novel happen in a limited amount of time, within a single setting, although, this is not strictly necessary, as long as the writer can easily explain how the...

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How to Create Unforgettable Characters

By on Mar 25, 2017 in Fiction, Writing Tips

One of the markers of a good book is wonderful characters. Characters that leap out of the pages and gain substance – you can almost touch them. However, creating them is not easy, nor is it formulaic. You cannot simply download a computer program, input certain character traits as parameters and spawn an interesting protagonist with a supporting cast. Instead, we...

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How to Sell Your Book the Right Way

By on Mar 24, 2017 in Sales and Marketing

Once you’ve written your book, the time has come to show it to the world. Unless you’ve landed a deal with a publishing house, be prepared to accept the responsibility for the promotions and marketing of your book. In this day and age of e-books and self-publishing, you might find yourself flabbergasted at the fact that sometimes, content, no matter how great it is,...

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How to Write a Book on Spirituality

By on Mar 21, 2017 in Non-Fiction, Writing Tips

Spirituality is one of the most sought-after genres in the world, because there is constant need for them. Life passes us by really fast and sometimes, we all feel the need to slow down and find our inner peace. However, you cannot just sit down and write about your personal experiences in the spiritual plane, whether they consist of living a life of faith in...

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