Tag: Author Resource

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​“The Importance of Accuracy in Worldbuilding”

This post was previously featured on WeWriteFantasy.com. The idea for today’s post came while binge-watching the CW’s Arrow. Hey, don’t fault me. I’m a huge fan of DC Comics and Marvel. While playing catch up on the series, I noticed frequentmention of Bratva (in a nutshell, think Russian mafia). Personally,I’d never heard of it until […]

Nadirah Foxx 
Author Life General

“Persistence: Friend or Foe?”

“I think I can. I think I can.”  How are you this Saturday? It’s been a long week—or maybe it’s just been a few days… I’m not sure at this point, so let’s dive into today’s topic.  Persistence.  We’ve all heard the word. You might even associate it with the words from American educator, Thomas […]

Nadirah Foxx 
Author Life General

A Writer’s Toolbox

Everybody has their favorites when it comes to writing. These are a few of mine. What type of computer do I use?  Up until late summer, I used an HP Laptop. When the motherboard fried, I adopted the family computer—an HP All-in-One Desktop.   Do I write longhand? If so, what pens and/or paper do […]

Nadirah Foxx 
Recommendations

Which Thesaurus?

Today’s book recommendations are for those aspiring (or as I call them, yet-to-be published) authors.   One of the most frustrating issues I’ve encountered while writing is finding another way of saying something. Sure you can pick up a standard thesaurus, but sometimes you need a little more. If I’m writing about emotions, I not […]

Nadirah Foxx 
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AUTHOR INSIDER: “Developing A Story Idea”

In today’s Author Insider I’m sharing how I develop a story idea. Just like nobody writes the same as someone else, ideas are created and developed in different ways.  The key factor determining a story idea is the genre. For paranormal romance, I love embracing mythology, but not your standard cultural references. I look for […]

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