All posts tagged "novel writing advice"

  • 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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  • How To Face Your Writing Fears

    Writing is not for the faint hearted. With it comes anxiety, self-doubt and stress. Having the ability to keep going even when you feel unsure, disheartened and like you are not good enough is tough, but these...

    • Posted April 25, 2016
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  • Is Imitation The Sincerest Form Of Flattery – Copying Other Writers, Is It OK Or Not?

    When a brand new author suddenly gets recognition, you’ll often hear them being described as ‘the next… (insert famous author’s name here)’ This is because their work is reminiscent of another great author that has gone before...

    • Posted April 24, 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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  • Why You Should Never Compare Yourself To Other Writers -
    Why You Should Never Compare Yourself To Other Writers

    Writers are sensitive creatures, and it can be easy for us to find reasons not to write in the first place. One of the most common of these is that there is ‘no point bothering to write...

    • Posted April 21, 2016
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  • Writing Myths Busted - Writer's Life.org
    Writing Myths Busted

    Whether you are a seasoned writer, or just starting out, it’s likely that at some point or another you will have reached out to try and find some advice on the most common mistake writers make, what...

    • Posted April 18, 2016
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  • What Genre Is My Book? - Writer's Life.org
    What Genre Is My Book?

    So you have written your book and are geared up to send it off to publishers and agents, or perhaps you have decided to go down the self-publishing route. Whatever you decide to do next, you need...

    • Posted April 8, 2016
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  • What Makes A Great Autobiography? - Writer's Life.org
    How to Guarantee A Great Autobiography

    We all have fascinating stories that we can share with the world, and writing an autobiography is a great way to do just that. If you have something interesting about your life, be it past or present,...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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