All posts tagged "novel writing 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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  • How To Write A Great Screenplay - Writer's Life.org
    How To Write A Great Screenplay

    Writing a fantastic screenplay involves a great deal of skill. However, when looking at successful scripts in more detail you will discover that a great deal of those which have gone on to win awards such as Oscars of BIFA’s actually...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • The Different Genres In Fiction - Writer's Life.org
    The Different Genres In Fiction

    Understanding the different genres in fiction can be very helpful to writers. In fact, before you begin your book it is a good idea to think about what genre your story fits into. Once you know, doing...

    • Posted May 15, 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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  • What Do Bestsellers Have In Common?

    Writing a bestselling book may not be as difficult as you think! Looking at what makes some books incredibly popular, while others are left gathering dust, actually shows there are a number of patterns and common elements...

    • Posted May 12, 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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