Xlibris Writing Tips| Writing Historical Fiction

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Writing Tips| Writing Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction is an interesting genre in books, combining narrative fiction with historical scholarship. Prominent historical fiction authors include Jeff Shaara, Bernard Cornwell, and Sharon Kay Penman. In historical fiction, authors narrate and bring to life historical events, personalities, and beliefs in ways beyond what is seen in textbooks. Like any other piece of fiction, […]

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Xlibris Writing Tips| Misused Words

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Writing Tips| Misused Words

There are certain terms and concepts that have been thrown around in the media that are heavily misused or applied, in ways contrary to actual meanings and definitions. There is a wide variety terms, concepts, and quotes that have been misused throughout written English. While there are far too many such words and phrases to […]

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Xlibris Authors| Tommie Artis and Paula Sherard Artis

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Authors| Tommie Artis and Paula Sherard Artis

Xlibris Publishing introduces Tommie Artis and Paula Sherard Artis, authors of O God Strengthen Our Hands and Marriage Beyond the Bed.   Please briefly describe your books. Our first book, O God Strengthen Our Hands was our prayer to God as we went through some of the most critical times of our lives it is […]

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Xlibris Author| Larry Elkins, The Concept of Love

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Author| Larry Elkins, The Concept of Love

Xlibris Publishing introduces Larry Elkins, author of The Concept of Love.   Please describe The Concept of Love. The Concept of Love is trying to get the reader to see the full picture of what love is, from the beginning to the end.   The beginning is to learn how to love yourself, because this […]

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Xlibris Writing Advice| The Devil is the Details

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris| The Devil is the Details

Details can enliven a story or choke it. All authors have asked themselves at some point, ‘Am I using too much or too little detail?’ Many writers struggle between saying too little, resulting in bare-bones work, or saying too much, resulting in superfluous purple-prose. Some authors became famous and successful while using a detail minimalist […]

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