Should Your Book Have a Prologue?

Learn whether or not you should include a book prologue in your writing project.

This is one of the great debates of writers and readers alike: Should a book have a prologue? Some believe prologues detract from the story and just serve as a boring prerequisite before the action begins. Others like having an intro with additional character background and scene information before the story starts. What is a…

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Setting the Setting in Your Book

Creating the right book setting will make your story even more enjoyable for your readers. Here's how.

Strong dialogue is a well-documented challenge for many authors, but, without a setting, the dialogue doesn’t matter. If this sounds shocking to you, consider setting a historical fiction piece in the wrong time period. How can the reader engage with the book if the details and dialogue are all wrong for the setting? Arguably the…

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