Novel Writing: Tips on Research

Uninspired Writers

Morning all, I hope you’ve had a wonderful week.

Last week I was asked if I would do a post on researching for novel writing. I love the research stage of plotting and writing. I think you find more ideas and inspiration while researching as well as learning so much more about certain subjects. It is enlightening for us as people and as writers.

Research is so important when it comes to novel writing. While you can exercise a little artistic license, and twist things in the name of fiction, fundamentally you need to get things right. Portraying things properly gives more authenticity to your story and makes it more believable and enjoyable for readers. Online resources are abundant, with search engines and YouTube making it really easy to find answers to your questions. But there are other ways to research too. I’ve compiled just a few ways in which…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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