In the middle of your NaNoWriMo project? Here’s how to keep going
Here’s how to race to the end and overcome the challenges the middle of your novel brings.
Character archetypes: the femme fatale
You might know her as a “maneater” or a “vamp”. What is the ‘femme fatale’ archetype, where did it come from, and what is its purpose in fiction?
Character archetypes: the damsel
Sometimes an archetype can have progressive connotations, whilst others can be outdated and contribute to stereotypes. But, often they can provide a platform for challenging these ideas. What is the damsel archetype, how does it play out in fiction, and what can we learn from it? What does the saying damsel in distress mean? The […]
Character archetypes: the mentor
In our first blog in our new archetypes series, we talked about the trickster and what we can learn from them. This time, we’re talking about the mentor. What is the mentor archetype and what can they teach you about writing?
Character archetypes: the trickster
What is the trickster, and how do they play out in fiction?
Feature focus: project outlining and timelines
ApolloPad has great planning tools which will help you visualize the journey ahead. But, what are they, and how can you use them?
Write your novel the easy way with ApolloPad
How can ApolloPad help you draw a solid roadmap for the exciting journey that’s ahead of you?
Does your novel pass the readability test?
Ever wonder what makes commercial fiction appealing for almost all ages? How can readability open up your book to a wider audience?
10 ways fiction writers can get more done
One of the biggest challenges fiction writers face is self-discipline. Although there’s no magic listicle that will get your novel done for you, here’s a list of things that will empower you on your journey.
Adventures In Word Counting
The "daily word count" feature of ApolloPad is a little more complicated than it might at first appear. Read on to find out why!