All posts tagged "author tips"

  • Why Our First Drafts Are So Important

    We’ve all heard that alleged quote from Earnest Hemingway that goes, “the first draft of anything is sh*t.” While it’s a kind of tongue-in-cheek, emphasizing that even the most celebrated writers won’t write their best work first...

    • Posted March 11, 2020
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  • So You’ve Self-Published Your Novel – What’s Next?

    Self-publishing your novel is an exciting time. However, you won't have long to celebrate as there is still so much work to do! For many authors, the process after writing a book is actually more challenging than...

    • Posted March 5, 2020
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  • How To Ensure Each Chapter Starts With A Bang!

    We all know that if you want your readers to keep on reading, it’s imperative that you pay careful attention to how you end your chapters. Each chapter is a natural break in the story where a...

    • Posted February 21, 2020
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  • How To Test Your Book Idea

    When an idea for a story strikes, it can feel like you have hit the jackpot! They come to you at the strangest times, and it can feel exciting and exhilarating with your mind suddenly whirring at...

    • Posted February 6, 2020
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  • Lesser-Known Writing Tips That Really Work

    Finding useful writing tips can be a great way to ensure that you hone and improve your writing as much as possible. However, there is so much writing advice out there that it is difficult to know...

    • Posted January 15, 2020
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  • How To Rethink Your Writing Goals

    We all know how important it is to have goals, but when it comes to setting ones around what we hope to achieve with our writing, it could be that we are approaching them all wrong. Rather...

    • Posted January 14, 2020
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  • How To Create A Morning Routine That Could Boost Your Writing

    Not all of us are morning people. However, if you are the kind of person that likes to be productive from the moment you wake up, then creating a morning writing routine could be a fantastic way...

    • Posted December 30, 2019
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  • Exploring Scenarios To Build Your Plot - Writer's Life.org
    Exploring Scenarios To Build Your Plot

    Working out the plot of your story can be the hardest part, but by exploring different scenarios, you can help to get a much better understanding of where your plot is going and eke out those finer...

    • Posted December 11, 2019
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  • How To Create The Right Atmosphere In Your Story

    Setting the right atmosphere for each of the different scenes in your story is crucial if you hope to engage your readers in the right way. However, it’s not always that easy. You might wish to evoke...

    • Posted November 25, 2019
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  • How To Write A Brilliant Book Blurb

    Your book blurb is an incredibly important piece of marketing that you need to perfect if you want to ensure that you are attracting the right readers and showcasing your work in its very best light. It’s...

    • Posted November 14, 2019
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