Is the impact character better or worse off at the end of the novel? Jake doesn't read her mind. The word "commanded" is an unnecessary distraction. Are there authors who make a fortune off one book and never write another one?
Some are more complex. And the thing is, I believe it. Get a Critique Partner. Be able to state it in one sentence.
Organizing your time may mean organizing your life. My first novel was about a judge who tried a man for a murder that the judge had committed.
I binged this past weekend.
Her book club read I, Spy! Buy a National Geographic magazine. Take the time to get organized first, and then write your nonfiction book. You can relax this prohibition later in a few places if you find it absolutely necessary.
Moving a battle by a few days, maybe you can get away with. They love to be bewitched, immersed in the details a foreign time and place. Stephen King, who writes so well, could write a novel about a peanut butter sandwich and it would be great.
That may change, but at present, the readership for historical fiction is primarily print which makes it harder for a debut historical fiction author to succeed in the realm of self-publishing.
At some point in the book, C1 and C2 should show a physical expression of their attraction, such as exhibited by holding hands or kissing. And this is, to my mind, the biggest reason to seek out an agent. Readers should have such complete understanding of what is going on, where and why, that they could finish the story themselves, should cockroaches eat the last few pages.
How did the plot events affect the characters, and the readers? Your world is not the central character of your story. I know I have this problem. Please do not "tell. What kind of technology does your world have?
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