Welcome to the Paranormal Romance Writers
The paranormal genre has recently exploded, with a multitude of movies, television shows and books. With the market ripe for the picking, writing a paranormal novel is a tempting idea. However, with the multitude of books already available and more on the way, it is important to create a novel that stands apart from the rest.
With the Twilight series, the Anita Blake books, the Sookie Stackhouse novels and many other recent paranormal works of fiction, it may seem like the genre is over-done. The same could be said about novels about WWII or mother-daughter relations. What saves a novel is its characters. If the reader finds your character to be a weaker Sookie Stackhouse, he or she may keep reading, but probably won't come back for round two. Make sure each character is fully him or herself, with history, motivations, beliefs, faults and strengths. You can write the 100th story about vampires of this year, but if your characters pull the reader in, you will have a strong fan-base.
I'm an Indie Author myself and I have recently decided to help promote other Indie authors.Why did I make this decision? I recently downloaded a free erotic eBook (to check out the competition) and…Continue
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