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World Building Tips for Authors

Published: September 22, 2016

When writing a story, it’s important to not only fully develop your characters but also the world in which they live. World building is a crucial element of storytelling, whether the world exists in a fictional place or a real place. It’s not just about deciding on a setting, but developing that setting down to the smallest details that will guide the story. Here are 5 world building tips:

The Benefits of Writing from Experience

Published: September 15, 2016

Starting out, many authors are advised to “write what they know.” In addition to providing the author with some direction, writing from experience is beneficial for the following reasons:

Must-Have Cookbooks from Bookmasters’ Publishers

Published: September 08, 2016

Now that the cooler weather is quickly approaching, it’s time to return to the kitchen! Check out some of Bookmasters’ publishers’ most popular cookbooks:

The Importance of Consistency in Book Writing

Published: September 02, 2016

No matter what your writing background may be, when you set out to write your first book, you’ll quickly realize that writing a book is unlike any other form of writing. For starters, a book is much longer than say, a blog post or an article, which means that it will take more time to finish it. While there’s nothing wrong with taking breaks as you work on your book, it’s necessary to ensure that important elements of your book remain consistent. Especially after an extended break, it’s a smart idea to re-read what you’ve written to ensure that the new content you begin to write continues to flow with the previously written content. Here are three important elements of a book that must remain consistent throughout:

The Importance of College Internships

Published: August 29, 2016

We get it. The life of a college student is a busy one. You’re juggling schoolwork, extra-curriculars, full or part time jobs, and a social life (if you have any time left over!). However, it’s highly recommended to make some time for internships throughout your college career. If you are interested in a career in writing or publishing (or any career for that matter), an internship is going to prepare you for the “real world” and help you land a job after graduation. Here are 3 of the top benefits of internships:

Have Realistic Expectations for Your Book’s Success

Published: August 17, 2016

Have Realistic Expectations for Your Book’s SuccessSo you’ve decided to write and publish a book. Congratulations! While it’s necessary to set goals for yourself throughout the writing and publishing process, it’s also important to have realistic expectations. There are no guarantees and if you go into the process understanding that, it will be more enjoyable (and less stressful) overall. Here are a few things to keep in mind:

August New Releases from Bookmasters’ Publishers

Published: August 12, 2016

Check out some of Bookmasters’ publishers’ newest releases for August 2016:

The Writing Process Doesn’t Need to Be Linear

Published: August 04, 2016

While it’s easy to break a story apart into a clean beginning, middle, and end once it’s complete, that might not be the order in which it was written. Authors often have a tendency to want to write a story in a linear fashion, because it many respects, it’s the natural progression we experience in daily life. They start at the beginning and gradually work towards the ending. While that approach may sometimes work, in some cases, it can also be somewhat limiting.