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Happy New Year! As 2014 begins, we look into the future with hopes and dreams. Perhaps your hope or dream is that this is the year you will pub­lish your book. Whether this is the first time for that dream or you have dreamed that dream many years and con­tinue to hope that this is the year, you need to know about Book Publishers, what types there are, and how they work BEFORE you pub­lish your book. So let’s talk about what you need to know about book pub­lish­ers and book pub­lish­ing before pub­lish­ing your book.

 Adding Subplots

When I first started con­sid­er­ing writ­ing nov­els, I found the idea of sub­plots daunt­ing. I knew I needed to put them in, but I really had no idea how, why, or in what man­ner sub­plots played a role in novel structure.

Subplots are every­where. We see them in the movies we watch, and they are usu­ally in every novel we read. We may instinc­tively know how they work in story struc­ture. I always thought they were inserted to give some depth to the over­all story, whether movie or novel. And that is one pur­pose for a sub­plot. But writ­ers need to be care­ful not to throw any old sub­plot into a story in the hope that it will just add some inter­est. If you keep in mind that every­thing that goes into your novel must serve the advance­ment and com­pli­ca­tion of the main plot, you will fare well.

The Rules Of Genre Fiction

Genre fic­tion refers to books that are pub­lished widely for pop­u­lar appeal. Publishers tend to place high value on these books, espe­cially when a writer shows a pal­pa­ble enthu­si­asm for his or her par­tic­u­lar genre. Usually, genre books are pub­lished in the smaller, mass-market book size.

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