Writing Tips

How Not to Write a Novella

By on Mar 26, 2017 in Fiction, Writing Tips

Novella is the form between a short story and a novel. As such, it has elements of both of them. A novella tells a story that can easily be expanded into a full novel. On the other hand, the events in a novel happen in a limited amount of time, within a single setting, although, this is not strictly necessary, as long as the writer can easily explain how the...

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How Writers Can Achieve a Work-Life Balance

By on Mar 25, 2017 in Self Help

If you’re finding you are constantly writing to meet deadlines, and even when there are no deadlines, you’re still scribbling or typing away, then you might be working too hard. If you’re also finding increasingly that apart from writing you’re not doing anything else, then it’s time to reflect on what other, important aspects of life you’re neglecting. Below are...

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How to Create Unforgettable Characters

By on Mar 25, 2017 in Fiction, Writing Tips

One of the markers of a good book is wonderful characters. Characters that leap out of the pages and gain substance – you can almost touch them. However, creating them is not easy, nor is it formulaic. You cannot simply download a computer program, input certain character traits as parameters and spawn an interesting protagonist with a supporting cast. Instead, we...

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5 Lies Every Author Needs to Refuse to Accept as True

By on Mar 24, 2017 in Self Help

Sometimes as an author, the worst enemy to your success can be the lies that you’ve unknowingly accepted. Usually these lies are lies for reason – they are not true. Yet you accept them as being so, and this causes all kinds of problems. Below are 5 lies you need to refuse to accept as true. 1. There’s not enough room for my book Please don’t allow this falsehood to...

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3 Qualities Every Thriving Author Must Have

By on Mar 22, 2017 in Self Help

Human potential is limitless. People succeed in all walks of life, some inspirationally even after experiencing tremendous adversity and disability. As an author you want to be the best you can be. You want to be successful. In short, you want to thrive as an author. Below are 3 qualities that will help you to do so: 1. Be a constant learner These days so many...

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How to Write a Book on Spirituality

By on Mar 21, 2017 in Non-Fiction, Writing Tips

Spirituality is one of the most sought-after genres in the world, because there is constant need for them. Life passes us by really fast and sometimes, we all feel the need to slow down and find our inner peace. However, you cannot just sit down and write about your personal experiences in the spiritual plane, whether they consist of living a life of faith in...

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