All posts tagged "book writing advice"

  • Why It’s Pointless Polishing Your First Draft

    You might think it’s a good idea to edit as you go or perfect your chapter before moving onto the next one. However, polishing your first draft can be a pretty fruitless exercise. Here’s why: Your first...

    • Posted September 18, 2020
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  • How To Ensure Your Plot Is Intriguing

    If you want to ensure that your book is a success, you need to understand what it is that keeps readers turning those pages. If you can get into the mindset of your reader and understand what...

    • Posted February 27, 2020
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  • Your Rules For Getting That Novel Done!

    There are lots of lists out there for how to be a writer, but most seem for newly minted MFA grads trying to keep up spirits and output in the sudden absence of grades and semester deadlines....

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • 3 Ways to Be A Better Empathic Writer - Writer's Life.org
    3 Ways to Be A Better Empathic Writer

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Like Writing! Becoming a better writer down to three simple steps: 1. Study – you learn the principles of good writing and the conventions of your chosen form. You study the...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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  • Why Writing Ideas in a Notebook is Best - Writer's Life.org
    Why Writing Ideas in a Notebook is Best

    Share, Pin Or Retweet If You Like Writing! I assumed it was because I’m firmly in the “You kids get off my lawn” phase of my career, but after a dalliance with a keyboard, I found I...

    • Posted July 31, 2015
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  • Are You The Kind Of Writer Who Is A Loner? - Writer's Life.org
    Are You The Kind Of Writer Who Is A Loner?

    In publishing, we’re constantly asking writers—typically a rather introverted bunch—to get involved, to engage, to network, to join groups and go to conferences. I often find myself wondering how many of you cringe every time you hear...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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