There are loads of writing and publishing terms that are said to writers daily. You may have come across it in a blog post or article and thought “hmm, I’m not sure what that word means,” but don’t fret! I’ve compiled a list of common phrases and definitions, so let’s get started:
- Alliteration – Repeating the same sound in successive words, usually starting with the same letter.
- Ambiance –The mood of a scene or setting.
- Antagonist – An opponent or person who is hostile towards something.
- Anti-hero – A repulsive character, but not a villain.
- Archetypes – A typical character, action or situation that shows universal patterns of human nature.
- Audience –The people who read your book.
- Broad appeal – A variety of readers can identify with the story.
- Character-driven – The internal conflict experienced by the protagonist is what drives the plot forward.
- Characterization –How an…
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