All posts tagged "how to write a novel"

  • How To Create A Character Your Reader Will Love To Hate

    Creating a villain that hasn't been done to death is more challenging than you might thing. Lots of villains end up seeming carbon copies on one another. Without considering how to make your villain genuinely unique, you...

    • Posted September 9, 2020
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  • Is There Such A Thing As A Writing Formula?

    It is generally agreed that writing is a skill, which means that it can be taught, and those who commit themselves to understand the craft fully can hope to improve. That’s not to say that raw talent...

    • Posted December 25, 2019
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  • How To Hit Your Target Word Count

    Most writers will agree that setting target word counts can be a helpful way to ensure that they make progress. For both freelance writers, fiction writers, and content writers, setting word counts (be that daily, weekly, or...

    • Posted November 27, 2019
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  • Don’t Let Others Ruin Your Writing Career!

    Writing a novel is a long journey and one that is fraught with obstacles. Some of these are self-imposed, and others are somewhat inevitable. One such hurdle is deciding when your work is ready to share with...

    • Posted October 18, 2019
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  • Convincing Reasons Why You Need To Start A Journal Today

    There are many ways we can improve our writing and search for inspiration for new stories. Some techniques involve specific exercises or study of the craft, others might be about getting organized or eliminating distractions, but one...

    • Posted October 17, 2019
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  • Want To Excite Your Readers? Surprise Them!

    Every writer knows how important it is to engage and excite their readers; a story that doesn’t do this will always fall flat. However, understanding what it is that gets readers excited is complex and, of course,...

    • Posted September 12, 2019
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  • 5 Steps To Better Revising - Writer's Life.org
    5 Steps To Better Revising

    Hello, and welcome back to Writer’s Life! Today, I’d like to give you 5 steps to better revising. For many of us, the joy of writing is in the creation, being surprised by our character’s actions and...

    • Posted December 21, 2015
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  • 5 Tips To Create A Brilliant Novel - Writer's Life.org
    5 Tips To Create A Brilliant Novel

    To create a brilliant novel you need to tell a brilliant story. It really is as simple as that. 'But how?!' We hear you cry. Telling a great story comes down to 5 simple rules. If you...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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  • How to Summon Creativity Whenever You Need It - Writer's Life.
    How to Summon Creativity Whenever You Need It

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! What does it mean to be ‘creative on command?’ To me, it means being able to turn your creativity on like a light switch; whenever you need it, it’s...

    • Posted June 26, 2015
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  • Marketing Your Book By Making It About Good News - Writer's L
    Marketing Your Book By Making It About Good News

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing. When you promote a new book release, chances are good you'll send out at least one press release. And one of the biggest book launch press release mistakes I...

    • Posted June 20, 2015
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