WRITING STEAMPUNK is a journey into building Steampunk fiction. There are choices to be made in regards to era, characters, and world building. And there's research to do. Why? Because Steampunk is... More > alternative history and some tinkering will need to be done.
A list of Steampunk novels is included, as well as a list of publishers likely to be interested in Steampunk, a brief overview of events, discoveries and inventions of the 19th and early 20th century, and a lot of encouragement, suggestions and examples are given.
Multipublished author and frequent online workshop presenter Beth Daniels (aka Beth Henderson, J.B. Dane) is your tour guide.< Less
The era of the physical classroom might not be passing but it has certainly been augmented by online teaching. Neither student nor instructor need travel to take advantage of learning or passing... More > along information. Everything can be done from the comfort of a home or office. There are steps to take in planning, running, presenting, and even advertising an online workshop, particularly when the topic is more of interest to specific and possibly smaller audiences. The focus here is on Online Workshops for Writers, for Small Business entrepreneurs, and for people engaged in Crafts of all types. Daniels began focusing on online writing classes in 2010. Because some of her workshops have covered the business aspects of being a freelance writer, she saw that other types of small business owners would be a viable market, and people engaged in making and selling crafts could also find students interested in learning how to create different projects. Here she has laid out the basics plus future growth potential.< Less
There is no one way to write a book, particularly a novel. But if you’ve never written anything with the goal of publication before), you’ve got to know where to start and what needs to... More > happen before you are finished.
Every writer has a different sequence in which they do things, in what they feel is important, and in the way they present information on writing a novel. MUSE TO MANUSCRIPT attempts to give both direction and reasons why some things must be done.
Multi-published novelist Beth Daniels (aka Beth Henderson, etc.) stumbled along the same roads once herself and knows where some of the potholes lie. And she’s willing to share that info.
The presentation is open and personable, and covers genres, plotting, not plotting, length in word count, backstory, characters, action and reaction, editing, and other topics.
Isn't it time to move from pre-published to being a published novelist!
Previously published at SO YOU WANT TO WRITE A NOVEL.< Less