Tag: Firsts in Fiction Podcast

Cataloging Inspiration and Ideas

Cataloging Inspiration and Ideas

How to catalog your ideas and inspirations for novels and other writing projects.

First Chapters

First Chapters

First Chapters are arguably the most important in any novel. The Firsts in Fiction team of award winning novelists discuss what the best first chapters do and provide tips and tricks on how to make yours unforgettable and memorable.

Crafting Taglines and Loglines

Crafting Taglines and Loglines

Novelists Aaron Gansky, Tina Yeager, and Molly Jo Realy chat with novelist and agent Tessa Emily Hall about how to create compelling taglines and loglines for your novels.

Gross Anatomy of a Novel: Plot and Structure

Gross Anatomy of a Novel: Plot and Structure

    Firsts in Fiction Gross Anatomy of a Novel: Plot, Pacing, Structure First, what do we mean when we talk about plot? Plot refers to the course of events in a novel. Typically, this also refers to the order in which they occur. A […]

Gross Anatomy of a Novel: Setting and Detail

Gross Anatomy of a Novel: Setting and Detail

    Firsts in Fiction Gross Anatomy of a Novel: Setting and Detail Continuing our look at Gross Anatomy of a Novel, we turn our attention to an oft-overlooked aspect of writing: setting and detail. First, let’s define “setting.” Setting refers to the time and […]