All posts tagged "novel writing"

  • 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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  • Is There Such A Thing As A Writing Formula?

    It is generally agreed that writing is a skill, which means that it can be taught, and those who commit themselves to understand the craft fully can hope to improve. That’s not to say that raw talent...

    • Posted December 25, 2019
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  • How To Make Your Book Sound More Appealing

    Writing a book is one thing, but selling it is quite another.  The truth is that for the vast majority of authors, a traditional publishing deal is unachievable. There are, however, many different routes to success, and...

    • Posted November 7, 2019
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  • 5 Tips for Staying Motivated When Writing a Novel

    The initial enthusiasm for your manuscript has all but dissipated and you’re losing heart. It feels like a slog and you’re on the point of giving up. Don’t! A blank page need not be a road to...

    • Posted September 22, 2017
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  • Staying Sane While Writing Fiction - Writer's Life.org
    Staying Sane While Writing Fiction

    Share, pin or retweet if you love writing! Sometimes writing can be so difficult, so terrifying, you experience a shaky, out-of-control feeling. You might be tempted to shut down that flow of energy and regain your sense of control....

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Writing With Emotional Resonance to Grip Attention - Writer's L
    Writing With Emotional Resonance to Grip Attention

    Share, Pin or Retweet This is You Love Writing! There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. ~ Hemingway. Naked emotions? Like I felt when I finally gave up...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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