All posts tagged "writer mistakes"

  • Is Being A Perfectionist Holding You Back? - Writer's Life.org
    Is Being A Perfectionist Holding You Back?

    Writers are well known for being perfectionists, and why not? Writing a novel to be proud of takes considerable time and effort, and wanting to get it absolutely right before you send it to publishers or share...

    • Posted September 14, 2018
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  • How To Avoid Writing Clichés - Writer's Life.org
    How To Avoid Writing Clichés

    It can be pretty tough to write an entire novel without slipping into certain clichés. However, there’s not much that will turn your reader off faster. Clichés tend to interrupt the flow of the story and show...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • Show information about the snippet editorYou can click on each element in the preview to jump to the Snippet Editor. SEO title preview:Why Comparing Yourself To Others Is Pointless - Writer's Life.org
    Why Comparing Yourself To Others Is Pointless

    It’s so easy for writers to get caught up in comparing themselves to others. They read something that is so good they feel it’s impossible for them to reach the same standard. They hear of some previously...

    • Posted April 24, 2018
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  • 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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