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How Can I Make My Book Different From Divergent

How can make my book different from others?

The things that make books unique are the voice of the author, and the characters. Work really hard on how you say things. Work really hard on your descriptions (hint - write it and then cut out 1/3 of the words. It's really hard, but the words you choose to save can really define you.)

Know your characters really well. Know what they do when they're nervous, what they like to eat, where they go when they'r sad, what book they just read. Don't feel the need to tell us all this stuff, but when you know it all, you write different.

Suggesting "transformed" for the race. "gifts" for the powers (because transformations is too long.) Another hint. Get a thesaurus. That is how I found "transformed" I just looked up other words for mutant. I can read a thesaurus for fun.

I'm on Wattpad as TS Rhodes.

How can I make my book different to others?

I'm afraid a good portion of your question makes no sense.

Okay so im writing a book but its too similar too xmen and i am number four and all that.

-what does this even mean? What is, "...i am number four..."?

To be a good writer you have to have good spelling and grammar skills. Below is your sentence and below that is the same sentence corrected.

...but i need there powers to have a name like on xmen there just powers but in i am num 4 there legacies...
...I need their powers to have a name similar to Xmen..."
The rest of your sentence makes no sense at all.

and there like a race, like mutants or something but i need a name for thier race too. thankyou ill give you credit if you have wattpad

The sentence above demonstrates poor grammar and rushed typing evidenced by spelling errors.

Overall. your question is difficult to answer because you don't adequately explain your problem. What you did write assumes everyone reading it would be familiar with XMen. You seem to write in a re-enactive manner. When you write "...i am number four..." that sounds as though you are reciting a line from a character. While that writing style can be used in writing a book, it is often used as a literary device not something inherent in the writer.

So, in summary, before you wonder about how to make your book different FROM others (not different TO others), I'm afraid you ought to study English grammar and spelling more. Story ideas don't come from other people on places like Yahoo! Answers. They come from the writer's experiences coupled with the writer's insight.

You sound quite young and, typically, young people don't have a lot of life experiences. That doesn't make young people poor writers but it does make their books limited in scope.

How can I make my bedroom look different without moving anything?

I want to make my bedroom look different without moving anything big..eg..furniture..etc...and without painting the walls or putting wallpaper..etc...I want to make my bedroom look more well groovy or whatever its just that I find my bedroom looks very boring at the moment...so I want it to be different! so what little things or medium-sixed things can I buy to make my room look better and different? some things in my room are:

- computer table
- book shelf
- wardrobe
- little book shelf ( 1 metre tall )
- bed
- 2 computer chairs

thats some of the ' big stuff ' in my room..and I don't want to buy any furniture to make my room different..and I don't want it to be expensive either..so probaly somewhere around $1 - $10 the maximum I want to spend is $12 ..that is all..

Thankyou for helping..

HOw can I make my story different from twilight?

1. have no cheesy unessacary romance involved
2. make the story AMAZING!!!
3. do not make the story in 1st person like stephanie meyer had. do third person or second
4. instead of having werewolves, have some other creature like, ghosts angels, demons
5. make the vampires evil, you know? make them want to eat people
6. maybe in your story you could have a world like with all vampires, other than earth and call it either the Vam World or the Vampire World, or Blood Sucker World, something like that
7. you could have the vampire dad work at a school, and in detention he sucks peoples blood and kills them
8. have the vampires sleep in coffins
9. have the setting in like a big city other than twilight which was in a small town
10. don't have the genre to be vampires, and romance and teen fiction like stephanie meyer, maybe try something like this
vampires, action, adventure
or
vampires, sci-fi, teen fiction

:)

Should I read this book before I write my novel?

Don't read the book. Instead read non fiction related to the plot you have. If it's a quest story like Lord of the Rings, you could read travel books to learn how to describe scenery and psychology books to get a good mix of personalities.

If you do a fantasy like Harry Potter, read some mythology stories and find a way to modernize them.

If you like interspecies things like Twilight, write about the first one. Where did vampires come from that it would be possible to fall in love. After all, we can be around a cow forever, but we are not going to fall in love with it, except perhaps as a pet. If you can explain it, that would be a unique story.

If you like detective stories, try reading actual police reports.

Talk to some actual teens and ask them what they like to read about.For every teen who loves the typical teen genres, tropes, and conventions, there are plenty of teens who despise any book that doesn’t practically have “for adults only” on the cover because they hate teen books.Really, if you think most adults would hate your book, most teens probably will too. Teens read college-level material in most high schools these days and probably read most of the Hunger Games/Divergent/Harry Potter type stuff in elementary school.Also, do not think that adding sex, drugs, violence, death, divorce, sibling relationships, etc. for their own sake will make it a better teen book. Millions of teens experience these things and will not appreciate an author throwing them in haphazardly because they think it’s a “teen book thing.”Keep in mind that high school drama anywhere short of committing felonies is no longer interesting to read about for the kids experiencing it.Think about what you liked as a teen—- skateboarding, computers, dance, photography, etc—and connect with modern teen enthusiasts who will love a slightly older person’s point of view.Take on family life, college, etc realistically—fear of the future is a real thing and insight from someone who is “there” can be comforting.Try to appeal to trends without trying too hard—modern music, Internet, etc. references are ok if they aren’t forced.

It is possible,However, there are several technical requirements. Further more, except a few cases, it is illegal.The only legal cases i knowIn use of law enforcementIf you own both the orginal and spoofed number. And even this might not always be legal.Technical requirements are that the trunk provider allowes number spoofing. Most refuse due to the legal problems those companies might get in. And if they allow it, you will need to sign an additional contract.

If you are still in the 'want-to-write-a-book' phase, I'd say the marketing phase is a few steps away.I know it seems tempting to start the marketing and see your fame increase (if it does) while you are completing the book. But you will be at a great risk of negative publicity if you start publicizing immaturely, especially if you are writing a fiction book.I am almost done with my fiction novel, so I will speak from that viewpoint. While you are writing, the plot you think of at the beginning is quite different from the plot you end your book with. And if you publicize the wrong plot-line, your potential readers are not going to like it.Secondly, if you do strike a chord with your audience at this stage (before completing your book), the pressure is going to affect your writing. Negatively. You will get complacent and get that 'job-half-done' feeling when you haven't even started. Also, you will have to finish the book fast lest the interest dies out. This self-imposed deadline will give a hurried look to your work and its never a good idea to dish out anything but the best for your first book.Of course, if its a non-fiction book, the rules may change but from what I have seen and heard, the publicity starts after you have finished your manuscript and a month or so before the book comes out.

I find that, as well as the grammar problems in the first half of the sentence which are easily fixed (and, frankly, although your English is not perfect, it’s certainly understandable), the main problem for me is the phrase “resource constraints” which doesn’t tell us anything at all. Does it mean:I didn’t have timeI didn’t have the moneyI didn’t have enough people to help meI didn’t have the intelligenceI couldn’t be everywhere at the same timeI was too tired due to having nowhere to sleepI didn’t have a computerThe battery had died on my smartphoneI didn’t have an officeI didn’t have enough pensI didn’t have the latest version of the softwareor just:I didn’t have the inclinationI would want you to give more detail about why you couldn’t help, rather than just say some sort of “catch all” which doesn’t help me understand your problem at all.How about something like “I would have liked to help everyone, but time and finances were against me.”

"How do I make my characters in a novel diverse?" Read.In particular, read widely. Read books by Germans to penetrate the German mind, read books by Argentinians to penetrate the Argentinian mind, read books by writers in Belize just to realise that Belizian doobie is probably the best in the world...Try to incorporate that mindset into the characters of your books. Don't make the Swiss act like clockwork mice, but realise that Switzerland does run like a clock - everything is on time and expected to be on time. So you can give a Swiss character some depth by having him complain of waiting for thirty-four minutes because the train from Bangalore was late. Germans are quite neat - riding through the German countryside is like riding through a parc. So make the German feel disgusted by the trash in the street, and maybe wiping his table with an anti-septic disposable tissue.But forget the cliches. Don't depict every Frenchman as if they're Pepe Le Pew with a loaf of bread under one arm and a bottle of wine in the other. Don't have a Dutch guy be proud of his wooden clog collection. Don't have an Italian chef kiss his fingers and exclaim 'Mamma Mia, Bellissima', or you'll show your own ignorance.