All posts tagged "writing for a living"

  • How To Create A Novel Writing Schedule

    Creating and sticking to a novel-writing schedule could mean the difference between finishing and publishing your novel, and giving up altogether. A writing schedule is one that needs to work for you, one that challenges you, but...

    • Posted February 18, 2021
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  • How To Ensure Your Plot Has Pace

    A well-paced plot will ensure that your story flows well, that readers don’t lose momentum and that the action and drama are well placed to keep driving the story forwards. Pacing is important in a novel. If...

    • Posted February 11, 2021
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  • Good sentences: Readability Score Tests For Your Writing

    One thing that all writers need to keep an eye on is how readable their writing is, and this can be done by writing good sentences. Whether you are writing a book, a blog post, or an...

    • Posted February 5, 2021
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  • Is It Time You Boosted Your Writing Skills?

    It’s very easy for writers to only focus on getting their project complete. For many of us, it’s getting that novel finished. While this is all well and good, the most experienced writers know that it is...

    • Posted February 4, 2021
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  • Alternative Resources For Researching Your Book

    If your book requires research (and most good books do), you might find that you end up using the same tired old resources again and again. Not only can this get a little dull, but you also...

    • Posted February 4, 2021
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  • Had A Bad Book Review? Here’s How To Handle It!

    Getting a bad book review can feel like a serious kick in the teeth. The worst can knock your confidence and having you doubt your writing ability. It can be really difficult to handle a bad book...

    • Posted January 29, 2021
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  • How To Believe In Yourself As A Writer

    When it comes to being a productive, efficient, and happy writer, self-belief is key. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done as there is a lot going against us. With the odds of becoming a successful writer...

    • Posted January 22, 2021
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  • Why You Should Use Your Ancestry For Inspiration

    When it comes to writing what you know, many writers are unsure how personal to go. Writing about experiences is one thing, but writing about our family, particularly when it comes to digging up the past, can...

    • Posted January 21, 2021
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  • Are You Sticking To Your New Year Writing Resolutions? Get More Willpower Now!

    At the end of every year, many authors take stock. We look back over the past 12 months and consider how effective and productive we’ve been. Whether we are pleased with what we’ve found or a little...

    • Posted January 14, 2021
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  • How To Use Your Experiences To Write A Better Book

    Writing from your own experiences isn't just about taking the things that have happened to you in your life and trying to recreate them on the page or manipulating your fictional stories so that you can write...

    • Posted January 7, 2021
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