Speculative Fiction Writing Made Simple

How to Write Backstory without Info Dumping | Episode 9

January 25, 2024 Heather Davis
How to Write Backstory without Info Dumping | Episode 9
Speculative Fiction Writing Made Simple
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Speculative Fiction Writing Made Simple
How to Write Backstory without Info Dumping | Episode 9
Jan 25, 2024
Heather Davis

Backstory is an essential part of every novel.

 

Without it, your protagonist doesn’t have a meaningful character arc and your story lacks depth. But writers are (understandably) scared to put backstory in their novel because they’re afraid of info dumping.

 

Well, there is a way to strike a perfect balance. You CAN include valuable backstory AND avoid info dumping.

 

Grab my FREE checklist right here and learn the 5 principles of highly effective backstory: https://www.manyworldswriting.com/backstory 

 

Are you ready for an affordable mentorship program that will help you write a powerful speculative fiction novel? Fill out an application to my Powerful Writers, Powerful Novels Mentorship Program: manyworldswriting.com/mentorship 

Join the Many Worlds Writing Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1012106499677937/?mibextid=oMANbw

Show Notes

Backstory is an essential part of every novel.

 

Without it, your protagonist doesn’t have a meaningful character arc and your story lacks depth. But writers are (understandably) scared to put backstory in their novel because they’re afraid of info dumping.

 

Well, there is a way to strike a perfect balance. You CAN include valuable backstory AND avoid info dumping.

 

Grab my FREE checklist right here and learn the 5 principles of highly effective backstory: https://www.manyworldswriting.com/backstory 

 

Are you ready for an affordable mentorship program that will help you write a powerful speculative fiction novel? Fill out an application to my Powerful Writers, Powerful Novels Mentorship Program: manyworldswriting.com/mentorship 

Join the Many Worlds Writing Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1012106499677937/?mibextid=oMANbw