Here at Three Houses Press, we are sitting around dreaming of some spooky reads we wish we had on our shelves…Read More
When it comes to engaging your readers, pacing is everything. The pace of your story not only works to pull readers in, but it keeps them going until the end. Good pacing is one of the hardest aspects of writing a novel and extremely difficult to attain. But have no fear, we have compiled four elements that we believe all writers should consider when setting the pace of their novel.Read More
You’ve done the leg work, but now what? Avoid info dumps by finding better ways to introduce the world of your novel.Read More
While we often love side characters, we rarely talk about how integral they are to the overarching story. Nor do we discuss how hard it can be to strike the perfect balance with side characters. All that changes today. In this article, we’ve broken down four of the most effective ways side characters are used in fiction and our tips for breathing life into yours.Read More
There is no greater
agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
As we here at Three Houses Press continue to work from home, we wanted to highlight a way that budding authors can stay connected. So today we’re going to focus on writing communities. I personally feel that this information is more relevant than ever as we strive to stay connected in the midst of isolation. However, please note that these tips will serve you well beyond this current climate.Read More
Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.
In the world of social media marketing, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter are commonly referred to as the Big Three. While these sites are incredibly important for authors to build their following, there is another underutilized social media platform that can be just as powerful when leveraged properly: I’m looking at you, Pinterest.Read More
On January 1st, how many of you said that this was the year you were going to write a novel? If your goal is to write a book in 2020, then congratulations! You simply setting that goal is a huge first step, and we can’t wait for you to send us your book for publication consideration. But we also want to remind you that writing is hard. Really freaking hard. We aren’t trying to discourage you, but we are trying to keep it real because we understand how life often gets in the way of our best intentions.Read More