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  • Book Promotions

    We do allow book promotions here. Please follow these guidelines when submitting a book promotion. You can submit to both places for more ranking in Google and other search engines but please make each submission different. Sample Chapters When submitting sample chapters, please do so in the A...
  • Exploring Characters - Part 2

    We started with this exercise and now have some characters to choose from for this next exercise. Please use this article again and go to the section Emotional Triggers. Take at least one of your characters from the first exercise and fill in the emotional incidents mentioned in the linked artic...
  • Exploring Characters - Part 1

    Great characters that come to life for the reader are essential for the success of your book or short story. The reader needs to form some sort of bond with the character in order to want to read through to the end to see the final outcome. They want someone to cheer, or jeer, to laugh with or cry w...
  • What is Your Favorite Genre and Why?

    Today we look at genres. Where does your writing fit? Is it Horror, Mystery, Erotica, etc? When you write, having a main genre of interest does help to focus your writing and establish you as an author of "x" genre. However, you don't have to be stuck in any one genre of interest. Perhaps your ma...
  • Why Do You Write?

    Have you ever really thought about that question? At first glance, it sounds like a stupid question, easily answered with, "I write because I want to." Not quite the answer that provides us with the motivation behind the author. When you sit down and look at this desire to create literary masterp...
  • Welcome to Literary Social

    First, we want to welcome you to our site and thank you for joining. We hope that you find it easy to use, pleasant to spend your time on and a great resource for writing help and advice as we get more members contributing. As we are all passionate about writing and the literary world, we share ...