• Resources for Writers

    7 Tips to Writing Great Historical Fiction.

    Are you considering writing a book set in the past? Maybe you’re already writing one and looking for a few tips. Choosing to write a book within a historical period of time can feel daunting and is definitely not an easy task. There will be a lot of research to get through, and knowing how to correctly balance accuracy with your own fictional tale can be confusing. But keeping details realistic in your historical novel is absolutely essential. Accuracy is vital. For instance, if you want to write a scene set in an 1840’s kitchen you might not know that women generally cooked on a stove by the hearth rather…

  • Author Interviews

    The Novel Path To Success – How I became a best-selling author on KDP.

    The Novel Path to Success How I became a bestselling author on KDP. by Carla Acheson Having recently completed the popular 2017 NaNoWriMo competition, I was subsequently handed a few serious questions by Sarah, a writer from Seattle, (and a fellow Nanowrimo writing buddy.) Sarah wanted to know all about my publishing success on KDP, as well as how it all began. I answered all of her questions with honesty. I also thought that by offering them here on my site they might inspire some creative flap to unfold for others, perhaps those who might be starting along the very same writing journey of their own. Thanks Sarah for giving…