All posts tagged "author tips"

  • Is There A Right Time To Write?

    Whether you love to write when you first open your eyes in the morning, or when everyone else is tucked up in bed, understanding when you are likely to write at your best can be so helpful....

    • Posted February 25, 2021
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  • How To Prepare For An Author Q & A

    If you are asked for an interview or are doing an author Q and A after a book reading or other event, it’s a good idea to be fully prepared so you come across as the click,...

    • Posted February 18, 2021
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  • How To Create A Novel Writing Schedule

    Creating and sticking to a novel-writing schedule could mean the difference between finishing and publishing your novel, and giving up altogether. A writing schedule is one that needs to work for you, one that challenges you, but...

    • Posted February 18, 2021
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  • Choosing The Setting Of A Story

    Choosing the right setting for your novel is paramount and will have a huge impact on the rest of your story. The most successful books manage to conjure a vivid visual picture in their reader’s mind's eye....

    • Posted February 12, 2021
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  • How To Ensure Your Plot Has Pace

    A well-paced plot will ensure that your story flows well, that readers don’t lose momentum and that the action and drama are well placed to keep driving the story forwards. Pacing is important in a novel. If...

    • Posted February 11, 2021
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  • Novel planning made easy! A girl holds a book to her face.
    Novel Planning In 10 Steps

    We all know that when it comes to writing, the key is in planning. While it can be good to try and get your story down as quickly as possible, if you don't spend some time novel...

    • Posted February 11, 2021
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  • Good sentences: Readability Score Tests For Your Writing

    One thing that all writers need to keep an eye on is how readable their writing is, and this can be done by writing good sentences. Whether you are writing a book, a blog post, or an...

    • Posted February 5, 2021
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  • Alternative Resources For Researching Your Book

    If your book requires research (and most good books do), you might find that you end up using the same tired old resources again and again. Not only can this get a little dull, but you also...

    • Posted February 4, 2021
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  • Why You Should Use Your Ancestry For Inspiration

    When it comes to writing what you know, many writers are unsure how personal to go. Writing about experiences is one thing, but writing about our family, particularly when it comes to digging up the past, can...

    • Posted January 21, 2021
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  • Are You Sticking To Your New Year Writing Resolutions? Get More Willpower Now!

    At the end of every year, many authors take stock. We look back over the past 12 months and consider how effective and productive we’ve been. Whether we are pleased with what we’ve found or a little...

    • Posted January 14, 2021
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