All posts tagged "advice for writing a book"

  • Mistakes To Avoid When Writing Query Letters

    Writing query letters can be challenging, but getting this right is crucial if you want to ensure that you give your manuscript the best chance of success. Here are some of the top mistakes that people make...

    • Posted June 18, 2020
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  • How To Make Characters Sound Different From One Another

    We all know that every good story relies upon a cast of characters who are exciting, engaging, and relatable. Without this, no matter how good your idea may be, your book will be doomed to fail. One...

    • Posted April 24, 2020
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  • How To Stick To Your Writing Schedule While The Kids Are At Home

    One of the things that many writers might be struggling with at the moment is how they are supposed to stick to their writing schedules and juggle childcare at the same time. Our writing schedules are precious...

    • Posted March 26, 2020
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  • How To Better Organize Your Story

     When it comes to writing a novel, it pays to be organized. If you use a novel planner you’ll find it so much easier to keep track of notes, timelines and plot and character development. This can...

    • Posted February 19, 2020
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  • What’s Causing Your Writer’s Block?

    Writer's block is a condition that, unfortunately, most writers will suffer from at some point during their careers. Basically, if you write regularly and for long enough, there is likely to be a point where you try...

    • Posted February 5, 2020
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  • How To Create Conflict Between Characters

    Creating conflict between the characters in your novel is a great way to build tension and ensure that your readers remain interested in the story. The bigger the battle, the more tense and dramatic the scene, which...

    • Posted February 5, 2020
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  • New Year’s Resolutions For Every Writer

    All writers know that self-discipline and determination are crucial to success. That's why it is a good idea to set goals and deadlines as well as to understand what motivates and inspires you to keep you on...

    • Posted January 1, 2020
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  • How To Find Your Ideal Writing Partner

    Having a writing partner can be positive for many reasons. A writing partner is someone you can bounce ideas off, someone who can keep you motivated, can offer honest feedback on your work and help give you...

    • Posted December 16, 2019
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  • How To Handle Difficult Topics

    As a writer, there may be times where you are required to write about difficult topics. This may be for a particular writing assignment or through your own creative writing where you want to address painful feelings...

    • Posted December 13, 2019
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  • Exercises To Help You Develop Your Story

    Sometimes you have an initially fantastic idea for a new story, but when it comes to mapping out the details and developing the plot, you suddenly find that you can’t quite work out what will happen. Rather...

    • Posted December 11, 2019
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