Posts Categorized: Technical Aspects

What is Your Target Audience?

Also known as “would this book be age-appropriate for my (insert age here) year old?” This is another question that ought to have a simple answer, but it doesn’t. Or perhaps it does. The simple answer is: my target audience is families. But what does that mean? What age-range will most appreciate my story? It means… Read more »

Why Fantasy?

People have often asked me, “Why Fantasy?” when they find out what I write. Fantasy is considered a “niche genre” and until about ten years ago it was one that most publishing companies weren’t really ready to support. It has a large audience, but not as wide-spread an audience as other genres such as “general… Read more »

What Are Some of the Themes in Your Book?

Unlike the previous two, this question is an easy one for me to answer. The themes in my book sort of unfolded naturally. In other words, I didn’t think up a bunch of themes and then try to write a story around them, I wrote a story, and the themes slipped their way in. 1…. Read more »