All posts tagged "writer mistakes"

  • Common Mistakes That Will Annoy Your Readers - Writer's Life.org
    Common Mistakes That Will Annoy Your Readers

    When it comes to writing books, we are all going to make mistakes. Even the most experienced and successful authors do. Even after redrafting and editing it is almost impossible to write an utterly flawless book, and...

    • Posted February 13, 2018
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  • How To Avoid Writer's Stereotypes - Writer's Life.org
    How To Avoid Writer Stereotypes

    When it comes to writing one of the most costly mistakes an author can make is writing cliches or creating character stereotypes. Great writing should be unique and original. It should make your reader sit up and...

    • Posted January 15, 2018
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  • About To Submit Read This First! - Writers Life.org
    About To Submit? Read This First!

    One thing that all writers know is that sending off your manuscript before it’s ready is an absolute no-no. Of course, most of us are perfectionists and would never dream of submitting our manuscripts to publishers before...

    • Posted June 23, 2017
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  • How To Cope With Stress As A Writer - Writer's Life.org
    How To Cope With Stress As A Writer

    Every job has its ups and downs and its stresses and strains, and writing is no exception! In fact, it might be fair to say that being a writer comes with its own unique pressures - ones...

    • Posted June 17, 2016
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  • A Writer's Guide To Handling Success - Writer's Life.org
    A Writer’s Guide To Handling Success

    As writers, we frequently deal with the sting of rejection, from agents (sometimes by the dozens) who politely—or not so politely—decline our query letters to 1-star reviews or negative commentary in blogs or social media. When we...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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  • Why Envy Will Keep Us From Writing - Writer's Life.org
    Why Envy Will Keep Us From Writing

    There are many reasons writers don’t write. We procrastinate, worry, or seem to run out of things to say. However one reason that perhaps is less common than these is envy. Many writers suffer from writers envy,...

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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  • Top Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Novel - Writer's Life.org
    Top Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Novel

    "Share, Like or Tweet If You Love Writing" Feeling the pinch? Been kicked off your perch and into the gutter? Why not salvage your sad finances by writing a best-selling novel. One out of two people polled...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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  • How to Avoid Common New Writer Mistakes - Writer's Life.org
    How to Avoid Common New Writer Mistakes

    "Share, Like or Tweet If You Love Writing" So you're ready to follow your passion and take the plunge into writing for a living.  Great!  This will no doubt, prove to be both an exciting and scary new...

    • Posted January 31, 2015
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  • 10 Mistakes New Fiction Writers Make - WritersLife.org
    10 Mistakes New Fiction Writers Make

    "Share, Like or Tweet If You Love Writing" For new writers, seeing errors or short-comings in your writing is a skill yet to be developed and something many have a hard time understanding.  As professional writers, we...

    • Posted January 31, 2015
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  • 10 Common Mistakes Writers Overlook - Writer's Life.org
    10 Common Mistakes Writers Overlook

    "Share, Like or Tweet If You Love Writing" Like many editorial consultants, I’ve been concerned about the amount of time I’ve been spending on easy fixes that the author shouldn’t have to pay for. Sometimes the question...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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