• Tips for writing a novel

    From our self-publishing publishing house we want to generate useful content for the writer who wants to write a novel or a book of another genre. Every day we read manuscripts from aspiring writers. We get our hands on many novels and short stories that are sometimes full of possibilities in terms of story, although they could get more out of them by polishing the style. To avoid this, we provide 10 tips to follow for the self-publishing writer to make the literary story more attractive: Seduce with the first lines Your story must hook from the beginning, captivate from the start so that the reader continues reading attentively. A…

  • How to write a love letter: the ultimate tutorial 2023

    Although with the approach of Valentine’s Day the vast majority of people get more romantic than usual and think about writing a love letter to your partner, we think it should be a habit that we should do more regularly and not limit it to February 14. Undoubtedly, writing a letter is a unique detail to show your love to another person, in writing you can say things that would be much more difficult to say orally, historically it has been a way to declare yourself and to show your affection. In literature there are many examples of love letters. For example, Pablo Neruda wrote intense letters to Matilde Urrutia.…

  • The latest trend on the net: writing backwards

    It is becoming increasingly difficult for a writer to stand out on social networks in the face of the large number of authors trying to disseminate their literary works, phrases and quotes. However, there is a new phenomenon that in other countries is beginning to gain followers among writers on social networks and that sooner or later will eventually reach Spain. It is about writing backwards or, for you to understand it well: sǝʌǝɹ lɐ ɹıqıɹɔsǝ. You only have to turn the screen around to see that that bold sentence that looks unreadable is text rotated 180 degrees. Imagine you are on the Twitter timeline. As it leaves neither bold…

  • How to write a children’s story

    How to write a children’s story… It is neither a minor genre nor is it simple. The writer of children’s literature must become a child, have the ability to entertain and teach by showing an attractive story. A short fiction story is called a short story. If it is intended for children, it is a children’s story. The children’s story is a traditional genre that usually has an important educational base, since it is not only intended to entertain, it also seeks to introduce children to reading. When considering how to write a children’s story, this double function must be taken into account, which is why it is a job…

  • How to write the synopsis of your book

    Publishing a book is an act that goes beyond writing the manuscript. You have to work on many other areas, such as writing the synopsis. This small fragment will be one of the appeals to potential readers who will end up buying your work. A showcase that will serve to decide whether this title finally falls into their hands or not. After all, love at first sight does exist and the glance that readers take at your synopsis can be the moment when their heart and your book’s heart will be united. How to build this fragment? What must not be missing in it? Pay attention to the advice we…

  • How to find a zero reader

    Finishing writing a book is not synonymous with sending it to a publisher for publication. There are several intermediate steps from the time the final draft is written until it reaches the hands of an editor, and one of the most important is to detect possible errors, spelling mistakes or to detect elements that make it difficult to read. While it never hurts to make a revision, or two or three, after having finished writing a book, it is also advisable to have a zero reader. Especially for first-time authors, it is advisable to show your manuscript to these people in order to have a positive critique of your work.…

  • This book showed me why coffee is the most common drug

    I’ve always loved coffee – and never seen a reason to stop. But I underestimated the power of caffeine over our lives. On the afternoon of the second day, I give up and lie down on the sofa. My head feels as if someone has hit me over the head with a blunt object, my thoughts stagger around like tired children. “I must be sick,” I think dully. In fact, I’m not sick at all. I’ve simply stopped drinking coffee. I had expected a little headache and fatigue. But not this level of perceived devastation. It’s a bitter blow. I love coffee. The other day I got an email from…

  • Top 8 Apps for writers

    New technologies have brought interesting tools in the form of mobile applications that allow us to know the weather, create shopping lists, or help you compose songs. Of course, these facilities are also available to writers working on their manuscript. At Deertales, we know all the stages of the book writing process. And for that reason, we bring you a series of Apps for writers that will help you in your publishing adventure and that will be very useful to you that we have tested and with which we have worked directly. A vision that today we share with you. Best apps for writers There are a number of mobile…

  • How to choose the title of a book?

    The cover and the title of a book are the first attraction of any work. Think of the reader walking down the aisle of a bookstore, looking for a new book to read, and suddenly stops in front of a bookshelf. Undoubtedly, the visual impact caused by the front will make them open the pages, take a look inside and decide whether to take what they have in their hands for their personal library. But that’s not all, choosing a good title can help, even when a review of your book appears on social networks, potential readers remember what the book was called and thus become interested in it. Decided…

  • Tips for writing short stories

    We usually think that writing a short story involves less effort because it contains fewer words. However, having the main idea is usually not enough. Here are some tips you can follow to write short stories. By doing so, you will acquire new skills that will allow you to continue advancing as a writer. Remember that you can train yourself professionally with our writing course. Characteristics of short stories We could describe the short story as a narration of actions that happen to some characters in space and time. In them, the narrator has the most important role. A short story should be resolved, generally, in 1300-1800 words, being longer…