All posts tagged "fiction advice"

  • The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Working With A Small Publisher
    The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Working With A Small Publisher

    As a writer it can difficult to know what is best to do with a finished piece of work. You could try to find an agent to represent you and it, you could self publish, or you...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • How To Prepare For A Book Tour - Writer's Life.org
    How To Prepare For A Book Tour

    No book tour is the same, however they are all equally important. Doing a book tour is a fantastic way to market your book to a wide range of audiences, boost sales and get it noticed. Despite...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • What Is The Ideal Length For My Novel? - Writer's Life.org
    What Is The Ideal Length For My Novel?

    It may seem strange to ask the question ‘how long should my novel be?’ Surely a novel should be as long as it needs to be to tell the story? While this may be true in some...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • What Makes A Bestseller? - Writer's Life.org
    What Makes A Bestseller?

    Is there really key to writing a bestselling book? Well the answer is both yes and no. While, of course there are no guarantees, there has been a lot of research done around this idea, and in...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • 5 Techniques To Improve Your Writing - Writer's Life.org
    5 Techniques To Improve Your Writing

    There are many ways that writers can work to improve themselves, and, like any skill, understanding and experimenting with new techniques, and practising your writing will see you steadily get better. There are those that believe that...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • What To Do Once You Have Finished Your Novel - Writer's Life.org
    What To Do Once You Have Finished Your Novel

    Finishing your book is a massive achievement, and there is no denying that when you have finally got your entire story written down it is a pretty special moment. No doubt you will feel elated, excited, and...

    • Posted December 28, 2015
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  • Writing Lessons From Famous Writers - Writer's Life.org
    Writing Lessons From Famous Writers

    Writing is a skill. It takes practice, effort and commitment. Struggling with plot, characters, descriptions and dialogue are common complaints from writers trying to get their ideas down on paper. Finding the time, and having the focus...

    • Posted December 25, 2015
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  • 5 Tips On Writing Great Dialogue - Writer's Life.org
    5 Tips On Writing Great Dialogue

    One of the biggest problems fiction writers face is when trying to write dialogue. Great dialogue is so important in writing, it brings characters to life, it drives the plot forward, and presents exciting information to the...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
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  • How To Create Great Characters For Your Novel - Writer's Life.org
    How To Create Great Characters For Your Novel

    One of the most important ingredients when writing a novel is creating brilliant characters, ones who appeal to your reader, who they can engage and identify with, who excite them, scare them, or make them angry, happy...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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  • How Book Advances Work – An Easy To Follow Guide - Writers Life
    How Book Advances Work – An Easy To Follow Guide

    Being accepted by a publisher or literary agent is incredibly exciting, and a dream come true for many writers. However whether you are new to the process, or have had work published before, you will soon realise...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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