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Dec 6

123 Ideas for Character Flaws

Posted on Sunday, December 6, 2015 in Writing links

Dec 4

Stripping for Fiction

Posted on Friday, December 4, 2015 in Writing links

A major mistake when writing is to look at word count. We want to write a novel, or at least a novella, but that is where we fall prey to bad writing. Let the story tell the story until it’s finished.

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Nov 25

Five Things To Consider Before You Write An Epic Fantasy

Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 in Writing links

Epic fantasies are always cool. But these aren’t easy to write.

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Nov 24

How Long Should Your Novel Be?

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 in Writing links

Every writer, at some point in time, is bound to ask themselves: How long should a book be?

As a novelist you want to make sure the length is right. Too short and your readers will be severely disappointed. Too long and you risk boring them.

In order to help you find the right length for your novel, consider the following questions.

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Nov 19

4 Steps to Read Like a Writer

Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2015 in Writing links

When we read, we change our world, and we write because on some level, we want to do the same for others. Do you want to write something that affects others the way you were affected? Then you have to learn to read like a writer—with your brain turned on.

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Nov 5

Top tips for young writers – from past winners of the young writer award

Posted on Thursday, November 5, 2015 in Writing links

How do you get started on a writing career?

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Nov 4

How a Reader Turns Into a Writer

Posted on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 in Writing links

What turns a reader into a writer?

We must understand that all writers are, and will always be, a reader first.

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Nov 3

Describing Accents

Posted on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 in Writing links

Oct 25

Setting is Crucial to Your Story

Posted on Sunday, October 25, 2015 in Writing links

One of the most important things to consider when writing anything is the setting. Is the setting realistic? Too obvious? Too vague? Is it present, past or future? Is it in a little time pocket all of it’s own? Most importantly, why?

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Oct 17

When Are You Ready to Publish?

Posted on Saturday, October 17, 2015 in Writing links

Some guidelines:

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