All posts tagged "novel writing advice"

  • 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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  • Create A Business Plan For Your Book - Writer's Life.org www.writerslife.org/create-a-business-plan-for-your-book/
    Create A Business Plan For Your Book

    Many writers think that completing their book is the hardest part, and while that may be true in some ways, it s also important to give careful consideration to what you do with it afterwards. For most...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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  • Should You Join A Writers Critique Group? - Writer's Life.org
    Should You Join A Writers Critique Group?

    Writers often struggle when it comes to sharing their work with others, and the idea of being criticised, mocked or simply people misinterpreting your writing can mean that many end up sitting on their work, refusing to...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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  • Why Envy Will Keep Us From Writing - Writer's Life.org
    Why Envy Will Keep Us From Writing

    There are many reasons writers don’t write. We procrastinate, worry, or seem to run out of things to say. However one reason that perhaps is less common than these is envy. Many writers suffer from writers envy,...

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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