Commercial and Literary Fiction – Where Does Your Novel Sit?

How would you describe your novel? What genre is it? And would you class it under commercial or literary fiction? I have been contacting publishers of late for my second novel. A rather time-consuming process where some publishers can take anywhere from 6 months to a year to look at the manuscript. Now, I considerContinue reading “Commercial and Literary Fiction – Where Does Your Novel Sit?”

Engage your reader using Body Language.

Understanding your character’s behaviour and why they react to events enables the reader to establish a connection with your character. Body language isn’t just being able to tell off-the-bat that someone is lying. It is about directing you onto the next action or line of questioning to take. Enabling you to ‘read the room’ moreContinue reading “Engage your reader using Body Language.”