Today, I’ll look into the Kindle Create tool for formatting Kindle e-books in a mix of review and guide. I’ll share my opinion, the +/- of the software, and look at the basic functions.Continue reading
Getting your book into a decent shape can lead to several drafts. Sooner or later, you’ll have to call a draft final. But when to do so?Continue reading
Some works of fiction – especially sci-fi and fantasy – can feature ways to manipulate one’s mind. In this post, I’ll look into the challenges these elements bring from several aspects, such as character power or ethics.Continue reading
Seeking help with your writing can be a difficult task – especially if you’re an introvert. And, as I’ve seen, it’s something many people might struggle with. Thus, I’ll try to share my tips.Continue reading
There are different ways to research stuff for writing. In the recent months, I’ve realized there are things I can take from playing turn-based strategy games into writing fantasy combat.Continue reading
Teleportation is a convenient way of travel and allows, in the hands of a skilled mage, long-distance travel in settings where the otherwise fastest way to travel is on the back of a horse (or other beast).
They are also a tool that bears some hidden dangers when it comes to power and its consequences – but also way more mundane things tied to basic geography.Continue reading
Not so long ago, I’ve shared posts about longevity in fantasy and how half-breeds unbalance the natural cause of things. Today, I’ll look into fertility and the way it can be used to tell more about the setting/culture.
What I mean by that is the average amount of children a pair has, how the setting influeces that, and how it can tie in with the culture.Continue reading
Since I’ve had good results with finding beta readers on betareader.io, I’ve decided to write a review of this webtool – maybe someone will find it as useful as I did.
Note: the UI elements might’ve changed since I wrote this post back in 2019 and thus the screenshots may not be completely accurate.Continue reading
As I am in beta stage, I’ve decided to try sharing my experience in the form of some insight/advice. So, in this post, I’ll look at some selected cases and what you can get from them.
For the purpose of this post, I’ll ignore grammar/typo issues as there’s not much to analyze.Continue reading