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Generally, there’s no ideal chapter length. Depending on the length of your novel, you’ll likely have a rough chapter amount in mind. Whether this is 15, 20 or 40 will simply depend on your personal preference. With my novels, especially my fantasy novels, the lowest word count in a single chapter is around 2000 while … Continue reading How long should your chapters be?
You'll have to spend months, maybe years, world-building in fantasy, so be sure you’re prepared for the amount of time this will covet from your life. For fantasy writers, this tends to be the ultimate challenge- concocting a world entirely from scratch. Before starting, have a story in mind. Is it your intention to write … Continue reading World-building in Fantasy
As an author, I find this specific skill to be immensely trying. Writing a book blurb means describing your book in 100-200 words maximum. Less than said word count looks like you didn’t bother spending time on writing it to the best of your ability but, on the other hand, writing anything over 200 words fails … Continue reading Mastering the Art of Writing a Spectacular Book Blurb
Hello all! First of all, let me introduce you to my blog... and myself. I am an undergraduate in BA (Honours) English Literature and Creative Writing (I began my BA at the Open University at 16). My life is slightly unconventional- I'm of Belgian nationality, have lived in Spain for over 12 years, but I … Continue reading Morgan Wright presents Literary Avenue