All posts tagged "novel writing advice"

  • How To Get To 1,000 Book Sales

    Let’s face it, one of the biggest struggles that any author faces is trying to sell their book. Writing it can be a challenge, the publishing process can be tricky, but there is nothing quite as disheartening...

    • Posted September 24, 2020
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  • 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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  • Want To Write A Compelling Story? Don’t Make It Easy For Your Characters

    If you want to make your story compelling and engaging, you need to make sure that your characters don't always get what they want. Making things too easy for your characters makes for a pretty boring story....

    • Posted August 27, 2020
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  • Getting Over Your Shyness As Writer

    One of the aspects of writing that many of us struggle with is self-promotion. Writers are notoriously tortured souls, many of whom find it challenging to muster enough self-belief to send their book off to a publisher...

    • Posted August 13, 2020
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  • Researching Techniques To Aid Your Writing

    If you want your writing to be authentic and engaging, you really need to do your research. Research can help all sorts of writing, from memoirs to blogs to articles to entire works of fiction. All the...

    • Posted August 6, 2020
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  • What Writers Can Learn From Shakespeare

    Every good writer knows that studying the greats can help us understand what is truly important about our craft. Shakespeare is one such writer - and everyone who is hoping to write a book should study him....

    • Posted June 25, 2020
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  • How To Beat The Writing Blues

    We can all find it difficult to write from time to time, and when that happens, it’s easy to feel demotivated. If our creative juices aren’t flowing and writing seems more like a chore than a beloved...

    • Posted June 10, 2020
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  • How Quickly Should You Write Your Book?

    Understanding how long it takes to write a book is a valuable lesson for every writer. While many people might argue that it is impossible to define how long it will take any individual to write a...

    • Posted June 10, 2020
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  • Stop Ruining Your Writing By Comparing It To Others

    Comparison is the thief of jot when it comes to writing. Yet not comparing ourselves to others is much easier said than done. Here’s how you can stop comparing yourself to others and become a healthier, happier...

    • Posted May 29, 2020
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  • How To Add Intrigue To Your Story

    If you want your story to be successful and well-received by your target readers, you need to make sure it intrigues them. Regardless of the kind of story you are writing or which genre it falls into,...

    • Posted May 8, 2020
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