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All posts tagged "writing for a living"
Find The Perfect Balance For Your Author Blog
Many authors find the idea of writing an author blog daunting, or perhaps just plain annoying! However, doing so is a good way of communicating with fans, building your readership and marketing your work. When it comes...
- Posted February 25, 2017
Researching Your Writing
While some writers love research, for many of us it can feel like a huge undertaking. We love to create, to shape stories, to use our imaginations and invite readers into our made-up worlds -however, research seems...
- Posted February 15, 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
The Stupid Beliefs That Stop You From Being A Writer
Sometimes we writers are our own worst enemies. We spend so much time wallowing in a pit of self-doubt, beating ourselves up for not doing enough, and smarting from rejection that we end up shying away from...
- Posted February 10, 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
10 Useful Rules For Fiction
Everyone needs a helping hand when it comes to writing their fiction novels. It can be so easy to get caught up in the story that we fall into some pretty bad habits or obvious traps that...
- Posted February 1, 2017
Writing Tips From Famous Writers (Harsh But So True!)
The artistic temperament – is it something you are born with or something you can develop? Whatever the answer, simply by having one, you can’t automatically claim to be an artist! Even the most famous and successful...
- Posted January 31, 2017
Why Your Creativity Is Blocked (And How To Unblock It)
Creativity is a funny old thing – as writers, we strive to be creative all the time. We feel we should always be looking for new ideas and ways to be inspired. We should always be alert...
- Posted January 31, 2017
How To Write With Emotion
The one thing that all writers need to be able to master is how to write with emotion. If your audience doesn’t feel anything about your story, about your characters, they won’t connect with your book and...
- Posted January 28, 2017
Easy Ways To Find More Writing Time
We’d all love to have more time to write. However, it is not always easy to find it. Most of us write in our spare time, but often life can get in the way. We’d love to...
- Posted January 26, 2017