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
Tips and tricks for creating your own style guideRead More
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
Well hello everyone, and happy Thursday. I know these are the most uncertain times we’ve ever seen and (hopefully) will ever see, but what I also know is that consistency is key for feeling stable during uncertain times. Therefore, we continue today with the next part of our Ins and Outs of Publishing series, which…Read More
The decade is over and March is upon us… I guess that means it is time to decide which of these titles topped the decade. Vote today!Read More
Be ruthless about protecting writing days, i.e., do not cave in to endless requests to have ‘essential’ and ‘long overdue’ meetings on those days.
One of the best ways to succeed as a writer is to make sure you are putting the time in! Here are 3 different techniques you can use to keep yourself on track to finishing your novel.Read More
Dialogue got you down? Here are three of the biggest dialogue pet peeves and ways to fix it so your characters can stay chatty.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
This is how you do it: you sit down at the keyboard and you put one word after another until its done. It’s that easy, and that hard.