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How To Challenge Yourself As A Writer
Setting yourself challenges is an important way to learn and grow as a writer. Naturally, the easiest way to improve your writing is to keep practising it. The more you write the better you will become at...
- Posted February 16, 2017
How Being Positive Can Help Your Writing
It’s important to be positive in general, however, when specifically thinking about our writing, staying positive can really help. Here’s why: Being positive opens creativity Think about it. When you are feeling positive and happy about life,...
- Posted February 11, 2017
How To Set Up A Successful Writers Critique Group
Joining a writing critique group can be a great way of sharing your writing, receiving valuable feedback, exploring your ideas and meeting like-minded, supportive, creative people who can help improve your writing and build your confidence. Of...
- Posted February 8, 2017
How To Make Sure You Finish Your Book
Are you one of those writers that always seems to start stories, and then never quite gets to the end? Why do you think that is? It is very common for writers to start their stories with...
- Posted February 4, 2017
What Do Writers Have In Common?
Writers have one of the most unique and exciting jobs on the planet. They create new spaces, worlds, universes for people to visit, to hide in. They give people the opportunity to take a break from reality....
- Posted February 2, 2017
How To Create A Plot Twist That Will Shock Your Readers
When you are approaching the end of a novel, there is nothing better then suddenly everything you thought you knew being turned on its head. You were expecting the protagonist journey to go a certain way, but...
- Posted January 18, 2017
How To Make Every Scene In Your Novel Count
If you really think about it, your novel is just a compilation of scenes that, when read together, tell your story. If your scenes flow into one another and complement one another (with the help of a...
- Posted January 14, 2017
How To Make Your Characters Sound Different
Sometimes when writing a story with lots of different characters we find that two of them sound and act rather like one another, or, worst still , your whole cast of characters sound the same echoing and...
- Posted January 5, 2017
How To Write A Great Author Profile
Ahh, the dreaded author profile. Is there anything worse? Synopsis writing? Editing? I am not sure! The thing about writing an author profile is that you have to turn from being your own worst critic to your...
- Posted December 20, 2016
Is Your Villain Ruining Your Novel?
Most novels have a character that acts as the ‘villain’. He or she is the antagonist, the one that you pit against your hero or heroine. The villain causes problems for your protagonist; they put obstacles in...
- Posted December 10, 2016