All posts tagged "novel writing tips"

  • 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 Make Characters Sound Different From One Another

    We all know that every good story relies upon a cast of characters who are exciting, engaging, and relatable. Without this, no matter how good your idea may be, your book will be doomed to fail. One...

    • Posted April 24, 2020
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  • How To Create Order Out Of Chaos In Your Writing

    When we start writing a novel, it often comes from a place of chaos. We have a brilliant idea that leaves us shaking with excitement, and from that idea comes so many others, tumbling forth so fast...

    • Posted April 23, 2020
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  • How To Know If You Are A Talented Writer

    Every single writer, at some point in their career, asks the question, am I a talented writer? The truth is it can be a difficult one to answer. You might love to write; you might be extremely...

    • Posted April 10, 2020
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  • Why Our First Drafts Are So Important

    We’ve all heard that alleged quote from Earnest Hemingway that goes, “the first draft of anything is sh*t.” While it’s a kind of tongue-in-cheek, emphasizing that even the most celebrated writers won’t write their best work first...

    • Posted March 11, 2020
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  • How To Hone Your Writing Talent

    Having raw writing talent is one thing, but how do you hone that talent? How do you refine it and shape it so that you continuously produce quality work? For many writers, they started because someone recognized...

    • Posted March 10, 2020
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  • How To Write With More Purpose

    When it comes to writing purposefully, many writers struggle. Writing without purpose can mean writers aren’t as effective or productive as they’d like, and this can quickly feel tiresome and frustrating. They fall behind their writing schedule,...

    • Posted February 25, 2020
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  • Interesting Ways To Spark Your Imagination

    One thing that's very important to all writers is the ability to be creative. However, sometimes when we are trying to think of new ideas for our stories, or just want to think imaginatively about where our...

    • Posted February 24, 2020
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  • How To Create Believable Fantasy Characters - Writer's Life.org
    How To Create Believable Fantasy Characters

    If you are writing a fantasy story, it can be all too easy to focus so hard on being imaginative and otherworldly that you forget your characters need to be relatable and engaging too. Fantasy characters can...

    • Posted January 22, 2020
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  • How To Create Characters That Stand Out From The Crowd

    Every novelist knows that compelling characters are crucial if you hope to write a successful novel, and one thing that makes any individual in your book compelling is giving them certain characteristics that are unusual, and particular...

    • Posted January 9, 2020
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