Xlibris Writing Tips| Opening Lines

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Writing Tips| Opening Lines

 It has been this writer’s experience, that when it comes to novels, fiction, or books of any stripe or subject-matter, the first sentence, the opening lines can be one of the most difficult yet natural things in world. There is a certain, unquantifiable importance so many writers place upon the Opening Lines. The writer’s capacity […]

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Xlibris Writing Tips| Vampires in Fiction Pt 2

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Writing Tips| Vampires in Fiction

 Xlibris Publishing returns to share writing tips on Vampires in Fiction.   Vampires with Limitations It is important to establish what limitations and weaknesses vampires in your setting have. This serves three purposes. Firstly it serves a narrative purpose, ensuring your vampires do not appear invincible and thus boring. Unless you are using a vampire […]

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Xlibris Writing Tips| Vampires in Fiction

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Writing Tips| Vampires in Fiction

 Xlibris Publishing shares some tips and advice for incorporating vampires into your writing.   Vampires have enjoyed a varied history in modern fiction. Though vampires have figured in human folklore since Antiquity, it is only after the likes of Bram Stoker and similar authors that vampires truly cemented a place in literature. Whether they are […]

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