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5 Harsh Truths Every Writer Needs to Face

5 Harsh Truths Every Writer Needs to Face

By on Jan 15, 2017 in Self Help

Non-writers often think that being a writer is the easiest thing in the world. Some of them even go so far as to say that writing for a living is not having a job. Well, writers know well that the truth is quite different. Today, however, we will talk about the people who want to be writers, but for some reason, never seem to start. They find many different excuses...

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How to Get Publicity for Your Book Business

How to Get Publicity for Your Book Business

By on Jan 9, 2017 in Sales and Marketing, Self-Publishing Tips

If you take the time to browse online for debut writers, self-published writers, and writers’ blogs, you might get the impression that half of the blogs on the internet belong to writers, regardless of whether they write fiction or nonfiction. If you took the time to really absorb that fact, you will realize that, regardless of whether you are self-publishing your...

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How to Polish Your Writing and Improve Upon Style

How to Polish Your Writing and Improve Upon Style

By on Jan 2, 2017 in Writing Tips

There are many elements of what makes a novel good, great or a work of genius. Many famous writers are known to say that after a bestselling novel, they get a writer’s block, because they feel the need to outdo themselves, which is one of the most difficult things a writer can face. But, it’s the truth. Writers need to progress on a constant pace, becoming better...

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How to Write Unforeseen Events in Your Novels

How to Write Unforeseen Events in Your Novels

By on Dec 26, 2016 in Fiction, Writing Tips

Unforeseen events give spice to a novel, and turn it from a tightly plotted piece into a masterpiece that will remain in the readers’ minds for years to come. Just look at your favorite books. What is it that makes them so memorable and so enjoyable that you want to reread them, over and over again? The answer is always the same. Your favorite novels have a tightly...

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How to Use Writing and Editing Tools the Right Way

How to Use Writing and Editing Tools the Right Way

By on Dec 19, 2016 in Special Features

Writing tools have come a long way, from the type writer to the word processor all the way to modern computers with modern software. Now, there are many different types of software that writers can use, and there are many different benefits they gain from each one of them. For example, you can use Scrivener Writing Software to help organize your book, write scene by...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Not Follow Genre Trends

5 Reasons Why You Should Not Follow Genre Trends

By on Dec 12, 2016 in Special Features

Genre trends and writing trends come and go. From vampires, to dystopian novels featuring overpowered, totalitarian governments, to New Adult romances featuring musicians or tortured bad boys who love motorcycles. The list is endless. And here is the truth: you do not need to follow them. Twilight spawned a long list of novels featuring the controlling, over-worried...

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How Not to Write a Nonfiction Book

How Not to Write a Nonfiction Book

By on Dec 5, 2016 in Non-Fiction, Writing Tips

There are many different aspects of writing and publishing a nonfiction book. In addition, the writing and publishing process for nonfiction books is different from fiction in many ways. However, today, we will be focusing on one aspect of nonfiction book – writing, and we will not be looking at the publishing process, even though it does merit attention by itself....

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How Not to Write a Male Protagonist

How Not to Write a Male Protagonist

By on Nov 30, 2016 in Fiction, Writing Tips

Protagonists have a key role in a story. They need to drive the story forward, they need to be active instead of reactive and they should be many other things to satisfy the needs of a story. Male protagonists appear deceptively easy to write and because of that, many times the protagonist’s characterization suffers as a result. It is also easy to assume that female...

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An Interview with Izai Amorim

An Interview with Izai Amorim

By on Nov 28, 2016 in Interviews

This is a sponsored interview We’re delighted to welcome author Izai Amorim to e-Books India with whom we carried out an interview. Izai told us about his background and his work as a writer. Continue reading to learn about Izai who is currently based in Germany and recently published his second novel entitled On the Run. Please tell us about you. Where are you...

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How to Write the Perfect Female Antagonist

How to Write the Perfect Female Antagonist

By on Nov 21, 2016 in Fiction, Writing Tips

Well, for starters, you could stop thinking of her as female first, antagonist second. It should be the other way around. Or, you could simply think of her as the antagonist, regardless of gender. If you were to create a male antagonist, how would you go for it? Could you use the same techniques if you are creating a female antagonist? The answer would be both yes...

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