O.K. Oyenekan Receives Multiple Eric Hoffer Awards!

Posted on August 9, 2017 under Author Advice
 

 Trafford author O.K. Oyenekan has just won the Eric Hoffer award in several categories for his book, Karamba.  The book received the following awards for 2017: Winner: First Horizon Award Winner: Legacy Fiction Grand Prize Short List: Finalist About the …

Notable Trafford Authors!

Posted on March 15, 2016 under Author Advice
 
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 Trafford loves to salute its authors who have made great strides! Please check out the list below to read about Trafford authors and their great achievements. Sally C. Knox, Pickles and Jane: A major attraction at the American Library Association …

Trafford Publishing: Short Stories 101

Posted on September 10, 2015 under Author Advice
 
short stories 101

Trafford Publishing knows that although there are no concrete rules to writing short stories, without incorporating a few simple elements, it may be difficult for your writing to stand out amongst the crowd.

Narrative Techniques by Trafford Publishing

Posted on July 30, 2015 under Author Advice
 
Trafford Publishing on the Art of Narration

Your story might be rounded, encompassing all components of engaging fiction, but to distinguish your work, there still might be something lacking. One way to manufacture exclusivity is to tell a story in a way other than the traditional linear first or third person narrative.

Figure of Speech Ins and Outs

Posted on January 22, 2015 under Author Advice
 
Figure of Speech

The use of a figure of speech is extremely beneficial in writing to add some flavor. If your writing begins to fade into colorless monotony, you now have something to reignite your content. As a result of what figures of speech achieve, writers and readers alike are extremely fond of their use; we all find them a much more preferable alternative to factual writing.