All posts by Josh Fechter

It is not a punishable offense to begin your novel from page one and write to the final page without segmenting the book into chapters or even parts. If this is so, why then do novelists and writers of other books bother to create chapters? The answer is not far…

Fantasy novels have become an integral part of literature that many have now come to know. They inspire awe in us, incite emotions and subvert our expectations with their setting in a parallel universe. They often leave us waiting for the next in the series like Patrick Rothfuss Book 3….

From the beginning of time, people have always sunk deep in their imaginations to deliver awe-inspiring feats. Fantasy novels are examples of such feats, and they have a strong root in every society. The thing with the fantasy genre is the way it propels us into unknown lands that only…

Have you ever wondered why writers scribble on blank sheets, squeeze and burn those innocent pieces of paper just because they can’t seem to capture the story in their mind perfectly? It’s because they didn’t create a novel outline. Jumping right into writing without doing necessary things will do nothing…

Writing has been around as a form of both creativity and documentation or a long time, and it has changed a lot over the years. One of the biggest stylistic changes that have occurred has to do with the emphasis of titles and many ask the same question – do…

Do you Italicize book titles? This is an age-old question that has plagued writers and students for years. There was a time where standards for this didn’t exist at all, and this was due to the overall lack of formatting options in general. Going back a few generations, writers would…

How to write a book is a question so many ask both themselves and others on a regular basis. Some people are natural writers, while others need to work at it, but many feel they have a story to tell. For some, they want to write an epic work of…

Evernote is a popular note-taking program that is used and loved by people from many different walks of life. Creating an Evernote login is a great way to get yourself organized and become that much more productive throughout your day. There is a good reason Evernote is the go-to app…

aNoWriMo is a popular program that many writers turn to for a chance to flex their noveling muscles. They accept the challenge to write like the wind in an attempt to pump out 50k words in a single month, but do they know about NNaNoEdMo NaNoEdMo is a lesser known…

A novel or narrative structure has to do with the story and the plot –the way the action unfolds, peaks and resolves. It comprises the content of a story and the form used to tell the story. Writing a novel is no easy task, and there is no secret recipe…