All posts tagged "fiction advice"

  • What It Means To Kill Your Darlings

    As writers, you have may already heard of the phrase ‘to kill your darlings,’ and you may already be well-versed with its meaning. However, some writers may not have come across this piece of advice,  and it...

    • Posted June 14, 2016
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  • Relaunching Your Old Book - Is It Worth It? - Writer's Life.org
    Relaunching Your Old Book – Is It Worth It?

    It is said that most sales of your book will happen within the first six months of launching it. This is when you need to focus on building momentum and hype and try to get as many...

    • Posted June 11, 2016
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  • Do This Before Writing Your Next Story - Writer's Life.org
    Do This Before Writing Your Next Story

    Sitting down to write a new piece can be difficult. Whether you are hoping to write a short story or a full blown novel, it can often feel a little overwhelming when sitting down to begin. Feeling...

    • Posted June 10, 2016
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  • How To Write The Perfect Author Bio - Writer's Life.org
    Write The Perfect Author Bio

    Every good author needs a great author bio to tell the world about themselves and make their writing shine. However, an author bio can be a tricky thing to write, especially if you have never done one...

    • Posted June 10, 2016
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  • How To Use Imagery To Enhance Your Writing

    Using imagery effectively is something many writers struggle with. Creating clear, beautiful images can really enhance a piece of writing and create a visual picture for your reader, helping them immerse themselves in your story. Being able...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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  • What Is Flash Fiction? And Why We Should Write It - Writer's Life.org
    What Is Flash Fiction? And Why We Should Write It

    Flash fiction is commonly known as a piece of short fiction (usually under 1,000 words) where an entire story with a beginning, middle and end is told. Many writers have never tried writing flash fiction, and why...

    • Posted June 4, 2016
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  • How To Write An Awesome First Paragraph That Makes People Want To Read Your Book - writerslife.org
    How To Write An Awesome First Paragraph That Makes People Want To Read Your Book

    The opening of your book is so important. Without a strong opening, regardless of how good the rest of your book may be, you will lose hundreds, or even thousands of readers, who simply won’t get past...

    • Posted June 4, 2016
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  • Be A Daring Writer - Why Taking Risks With Your Writing Pays Off - www.writerslife.org
    Be A Daring Writer – Why Taking Risks With Your Writing Pays Off

    Writing is a scary business, there is no doubt about it. Any writer has to struggle with, often overwhelming fears, on a daily basis. We often focus on how, frankly terrifying, it is to share our writing...

    • Posted June 3, 2016
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  • Want To Sell More Books? Here's How. - Writer's Life.org
    Want To Sell More Books? Here’s How.

    If you choose to go down the self-publishing route, it can be difficult knowing how to market your book and increase sales. Just putting it up on big online bookstores such as Amazon and hoping it will...

    • Posted May 29, 2016
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  • The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Publishing Your Book As An Ebook

    These days more and more budding authors are turning to e-book publishing as a way to get their book out there and increase their readership. With Kindle, iPads and e-readers now hugely accessible, an increasing number of people...

    • Posted May 23, 2016
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