All posts tagged "novel writing advice"

  • 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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  • 5 Questions You Should Ask Your Agent - Writer's Life.org
    5 Questions You Should Ask Your Agent

    So you have been offered representation from an agent? Congratulations! All writers know that this is a massive achievement, and with competition fiercer than ever these days it is definitely something worth celebrating. Before you sign on...

    • Posted December 23, 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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  • Past Or Present Tense - The Pro's and Cons - Writer's Life.org
    Past Or Present Tense – The Pro’s and Cons

    When creating any new piece of writing, selecting the tense in which to write is often something an author struggles with. Not long ago writing in the past tense was strongly favoured, and particularly with works of fiction...

    • Posted December 18, 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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  • 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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  • Using the Hero's Journey To Organize Your Writing - Writer's Life.org
    Using The Hero’s Journey To Organize Your Writing

    Hello and welcome back to Writer’s Life! Today, we’ll be looking at using the Hero’s Journey to organize your writing. The Hero’s Journey is a plotting device adapted from Joseph Campbell’s 1949 book The Hero with a...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • How To Write Great Feature Articles

    If you are hoping to make money from writing feature articles you need to understand how. If you become great at writing feature articles, and get a consistent flow of work,  can make you a healthy and...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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  • Using Nine-Cube Plotting To Organize Your Writing - Writer's Life.org
    Using Nine-Cube Plotting To Organize Your Writing

    Hello and welcome back to Writer’s Life! Today, we’ll be looking at using nine-cube plotting to organize your writing. Nine-cube plotting—sometimes called Rubik’s cube plotting—is a way to organize the action of your fiction or creative non-fiction...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • How To Finish Your Novel - Writer's Life.org
    How To Finish Your Novel

    Writing a novel is a time consuming, laborious process that takes passion, creativity, energy and hard work. It’s real blood, sweat and tears stuff that can see us waking in the night in a cold sweat, muttering...

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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