Every novel has a plot, which is the story line (what happens). But most good novels also have a theme, which is the underlying message the writer wants the readers to understand. Most authors include themes naturally in their writing, … Continue reading

Got insecurities? Use them in your stories!

There’s nothing more boring than reading about characters who have no flaws. Why? Because they don’t seem human, of course. Even if your character is a werewolf or from another planet, as readers we want to feel that we have … Continue reading