Xlibris Writing Tips| Writing Your Protagonist Pt 4

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Writing Tips| Writing Your Protagonist

Xlibris Publishing concludes with part 4 of Writing Your Protagonist.   Motivations One of the most important questions you will have to ask yourself as you write, ‘what motivates your protagonist?’ The backbone of any character, especially your protagonist, is motivation. A poor motivation, one that is shallow or hard for readers to empathize, can […]

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Xlibris Author| Mike Pearson, The Shattered Trinity

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Author| Mike Pearson, The Shattered Trinity

Xlibris Publishing introduces Mike Pearson, author of The Shattered Trinity.   Please briefly describe your book. The Shattered Trinity is a speculative fiction novel which combines cyberpunk intrigue and sword slashing fantasy adventure. The novel’s themes focus on disaffected outsiders as they struggle with mental health, spirituality, addiction and identity.   Who is the author […]

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Xlibris Writing Tips| Writing Your Protagonist Pt 3

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Writing Tips| Writing Your Protagonist

Xlibris Publishing continues with part 3 of Writing Your Protagonist.     Compelling Of the many suggestions this series of entries, this is perhaps the most open to subjectivity and interpretation: Make your protagonist interesting. Something about the protagonist has too hook readers early in your story, has to make a reader interested enough in […]

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Xlibris Author| Shawn Gale, World of Dawn: Arise

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Author| Shawn Gale, World of Dawn: Arise

Xlibris Publishing introduces Shawn Gale, author of World of Dawn: Arise.   About the book World of Dawn: Arise is book one of my young-adult sci-fi/fantasy series, World of Dawn. Without spoiling too much, it’s the story of a group of troubled teens-three boys, two girls- that end up being sucked through a rift in […]

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Xlibris Writing Tips| Writing Your Protagonist Pt 2

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Writing Tips| Writing Your Protagonist

Xlibris Publishing returns with part 2 of Writing Your Protagonist.   Show, Don’t Tell This piece of advice comes in two parts. First, do not reveal everything about your protagonist in the beginning or early parts of your story. If the reader knows all there is to know about your protagonist, if there is not […]

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