All posts tagged "fiction advice"

  • Everything You Want To Know About Magical Realism - Writer's Life.org
    Everything You Want To Know About Magical Realism

    Magical Realism is a fantastic genre that has become increasingly popular in recent years. But what is it, and how can you write it? Magical realism is tough to explain, it’s part fantasy, part supernatural and part...

    • Posted May 21, 2016
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  • How To Write The Perfect Horror Story - Writer's Life.org
    How To Write The Perfect Horror Story

    The horror genre is a fascinating one. While perhaps many of us relate horror stories to those big box office hits -ones where beautiful people make a series of rather idiotic mistakes and all end up dead,...

    • Posted May 20, 2016
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  • The Secrets Of Writing A Funny Novel

    Injecting some humor into your novel, whatever genre you are writing in, can be a great way of engaging your reader, evoking an emotional response and drawing them further into your story. You don't have to be...

    • Posted May 19, 2016
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  • Are You Ready To Publish? Here’s How You Know - Writer's Life
    Are You Ready To Publish? Here’s How You Know

    If you have finally finished your novel, no doubt you will be now considering sending it off to agents and publishers, or thinking about starting the process of self-publishing your work. This is naturally one of the...

    • Posted May 17, 2016
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  • 5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Work from Ending Up in an Agent’s Trash

    Getting published is hard. All writers, however novice or experienced they are will be well aware of this. Of course, if you have no luck trying to get your novel published by approaching publishing houses yourself, there...

    • Posted May 12, 2016
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  • How To Write A Short Story - Writer's Life.org www.writerslife.org/
    4 Things You Should Be Doing Before Writing a Short Story

    Writing great short stories is a skill that takes practice and work. While you may think that it should be easier to write a short story than, say, a novel, it actually requires a great deal of...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Are Creative Writing Courses Worth It? - Writer's Life.org
    Are Creative Writing Courses Worth It?

    There is a lot of debate within the writing community about whether or not creative writing courses are actually useful and beneficial to budding writers who want to make a name for themselves in the industry. There...

    • Posted May 2, 2016
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  • 10 Questions To ask Your Characters - Writer's Life.org
    10 Questions To ask Your Characters

    Character development is important in any novel, and creating characters that are layered, interesting and alluring are one  element of your book that will make readers love it. Without interesting characters, novels fall flat on their feet....

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • How To End Your Novel - Writer's Life.org
    How To End Your Novel

    When searching for advice on how to write a novel, you may have noticed that much of it focuses on the opening. This could be anything from ‘the best way to start your novel’ to ‘how to get...

    • Posted April 26, 2016
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  • Why Doing Your Research Is Important When Writing A Nove
    Why Doing Your Research Is Important When Writing A Novel

    Whatever kind of story you are writing, doing thorough research is an excellent idea. Researching a novel can take many forms, but the best writers all make sure if they are writing about something, they know about...

    • Posted April 22, 2016
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