capitalization of fantasy & scifi when you do or don't use a capital letter

Capitalization of fantasy and sci-fi races: when you do or don’t use a capital letter

Capitalization of fantasy and sci-fi races can be tricky. If you write fantasy or science fiction, it’s quite likely you’re also writing different races. Elves and dwarves living among humans or people coming from a different planet, like Mandelorians or Hutts. And as great as it is to come up with your own races—or use …

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the difference between an antagonist and a villain

The Difference Between an Antagonist and a Villain

Often, the terms antagonist and villain are used interchangeably. However, there is a difference between an antagonist and a villain. Below I will answer some commonly asked questions, so you’ll know once and for all what the difference is between antagonists and villains is. Save this post for later! Are villains always antagonists? While an …

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witchcraft vs sorcery: do you know the difference?

Witchcraft vs. Sorcery: Do You Know the Difference?

The difference between witchcraft and sorcery has been confusing me lately as I write my book. Hence this article: witchcraft vs. sorcery. When can you call something witchcraft? And when is it sorcery? My search, however, potentially led to even more confusion. I think the short answer to the question, “What’s the difference between a …

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how to develop a fictional character readers won't forget

How to Develop a Fictional Character Readers Won’t Forget

It’s not always easy to develop a fictional character. And yet we all want to write characters readers won’t forget. There are many different ways you can do character development, and one way is not necessarily better or worse than another way. So what do you choose then? This article will tell you my technique …

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