Guidelines for writing Poems, Stories and Tales

Will blogging my fiction limit its ability to be traditionally published later?

Should you blog your novel? If you’re a writer, you should be blogging. Even the most prolific fiction writer doesn’t publish often enough to really build and engage an audience. Especially if they’re writing novels. Can you traditionally publish a book after self-publishing? It is possible to bring a self-published book into the traditional publishing […]

Using trademarked content in a professional blog

Can I use other people’s content on my blog? The same principle applies to brands: Any original content their employees create belongs to the brand. If you want to use someone else’s content, you should ensure that you: Obtain written permission: Enter a formal agreement with the creator or through the terms of service on […]

Is using too many different metres and rhyming schemes bad?

How do rhyme schemes affect the reader? It may be found within the lines of a poem or at the end of the lines, and often operates like an echo. Rhyme can give impact to the images that the poet is trying to create in the poem and can help create internal rhythm to depict […]

How to write romance without falling into cliché?

How do you avoid cliches in romance writing? 10 Tips to Avoid Clichés in Writing Avoid Stolen or Borrowed Tales. Resist The Lure of the Sensational. Turn a Stereotype on its Head. Tell the Story Only You Can Tell. Keep it Real by Taking it Slow. Deliver Your Story From Circumstantial Cliché Elevate the Ordinary. […]

Queries regarding dialogue structure?

What is the structure of dialogue? Dialogue tags stay outside the quotation marks, while the punctuation stays inside the quotation marks. Example: “There was blood everywhere,” Karen explained. If the dialogue tag comes before the dialogue, the comma appears before the first quotation mark. Example: Karen explained, “There was blood everywhere.” What are the various […]

What are the 6 characteristics of an epic hero?

There are seven main traits of epic heroes; they are of noble birth or elevated status. They have superhuman capabilities, are a vast traveler, an unmatched warrior, a cultural legend, demonstrate humility, and finally, battle superhuman foes.Apr 12, 2022 What are the 8 characteristics of an epic hero? Terms in this set (8) Champion of […]

How do I add a Google Captcha to my HTML form?

How to set-up your Google reCAPTCHA account? Go to the “Admin” page (click the admin button on the top right of the page). Click on the + (plus) symbol on the top bar to create a new site. Add a label, for example, add your domain name. Pick the reCAPTCHA type. … Enter your website […]

What does Hygelac mean?

What is Hygelac in Beowulf? Hygelac, as depicted in Beowulf, was Beowulf’s ring giver. A ring giver is someone entrusted to give treasures, land, and spoils to a leader’s lords (or thanes). He is also Beowulf’s foster brother, and uncle by blood. Beowulf entrusts his treasures to Hygelac should he himself die. Is Hygelac real? […]