Xlibris Writing Tips| Action Scenes

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Writing Tips| Action Scenes

Action scenes refer specifically to scenes or sequences dominated by physically demanding actions and manoeuvres. You can find action scenes, whether epic duels, gruelling fistfights, harrowing chases, or others, in almost any genre. Action has been found to be appreciated by both male and female readers, of varying ages. There is a reason people enjoy […]

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Xlibris Writing Tips| Consistency in Fantasy

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Xlibris Writing Tips| Consistency in Fantasy

When writing in the Fantasy Genre, and to a larger extent any genre, maintaining consistency is vital. Lack of consistency can kill a fantasy story. When you write fantasy you are asking the reader to suspend their disbelief and accept a world, a universe of your creation, one that might be completely foreign to the […]

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Xlibris Writing Tips| Resources for Authors IV- Myths

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Resources for Authors: Myths

Resources for Authors returns with an entry of recommendations about mythology. Wherever there are people there are stories, and the oldest of these stories have become myth and legend. Whether it is the Twelve Labors of Hercules from Greece, the tales of Coyote the Trickster in North America, or the adventures of Momotarō from Japan, […]

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Xlibris Writing Tips| Resources for Authors III- Ancient Greece

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Resources for Authors: Ancient Greece

Xlibris Publishing introduces Resources for Authors III- Ancient Greece. The peoples, cultures, and histories of these residents of the northeastern Mediterranean, have been the source of countless stories, books, and writings of all genres. Ancient Greek ideas of democracy and politics have been the source of many modern concepts and approaches of government. Ancient Greek […]

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Xlibris Writing Tips| Resources for Authors II: Nature

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Resources for Authors: Nature

In this entry of Resources for Authors, Xlibris Publishing presents resources about the natural world and it inhabitants. Nature has long been one of the most powerful influences on writing and art. For millennia people have been fascinated with the natural world and the creatures dwelling within it. The power and majesty of nature inspired […]

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