Writing Tips

5 Reasons Why Your Protagonist Needs to Have Imperfections

By on Apr 12, 2017 in Fiction, Writing Tips

It’s a fact of life that people are imperfect. In real life, we have flaws, insecurities and phobias that can sometimes take over our daily lives and become a part of us. When writing fiction, it’s very easy to fall into the trap of creating the perfect protagonist that is always confident, self-aware and makes no mistakes. However, it is important to remember that...

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How Writers Can Keep Calm and Carry On

By on Apr 9, 2017 in Self Help

As a writer, life will test you. Your work will create frustration in you. Other people you work with such as editors and publishers may test you. Family problems will also get you down. This is the way things are. Life is full of ups and downs, and at times it may feel like you’re losing control. When it feels like the world is falling apart around you, remember...

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5 Qualities that Make a Great Writer

By on Apr 9, 2017 in Self Help

Some writers live the dream of being published. They have fans and readers who let them know if they are good or not. They have editors and agents to tell them what they are doing right and what they are doing wrong. Mainly, they have fans that help make everything better. On the other hand, it’s easy for unpublished writers to feel inadequate, because when...

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How to Use Commas the Right Way

By on Apr 7, 2017 in Grammar, Writing Tips

The comma is mostly used, in many languages and contexts, to separate parts of a sentence like clauses, items in lists, and to offset nonessential clauses. As such, the comma is most often misused in writing. The improper use of the comma makes the writer seem uneducated and discredits his or her writings. Below are some of the rules for using commas the right way....

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5 Failures Every Author Must Ultimately Face

By on Apr 7, 2017 in Self Help

Failure is a part of life as much as success- this is the half-truth that is fed to people every day to keep them going. The truth is life is a failure. No matter how hard you try, ultimately you will die and fade away. Death is the biggest fear and failure of mankind. Death is not in our hands. Death we cannot get a grip on. No matter what we do in life, death...

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