Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Is Your Novel Readable?

Hello, everyone!

Here is an article to read from Writers Digest, my favorite writing resource. It discusses the 10 elements every novel should have. These elements give appeal and will capture interest in the story. Please click below to read the article. You will find it helpful.

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"As a writer, you must create a world populated with characters who live their lives before our eyes, and you must do so with words only."

The Top 10 Elements of a Book People Want to Read
BrianKlemsBrian A. Klems
Online Editor
This guest blog is written by Helga Schier, PhD. She is a former Big
Five editor. Check out her Top Ten Errors Writers Make Writer's Digest
 Tutorial for even more great instruction on how to improve your writing. 

So you've got a great idea and you want to write a book. Go for it, I
say, because these days, anyone can publish a book. Self-publishing
 empowers the writer in all of us. Nonetheless, quality still matters.
Why? Because we don't just want to publish, we want to publish
successfully; we want to publish books people want to read. And
 that takes more than a good idea. That takes craft.

Highly readable books are polished, refined, sophisticated, and
mature on all three levels. To fulfill the potential of your book, develop
 and sharpen the following top ten elements.