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5 Things the Best Writers Do Everyday

5 Things the Best Writers Do Everyday

By on Feb 19, 2017 in Self Help

Being a writer means always looking for the new story. As a job, it never ends, especially since a lot of it (meaning: most of it) is of the mind. Yes, there are other things that a writer has to do in order to be successful, but writing is at the core. So, what are the habits of the best writers? What do they do? And, most of all, will you become a better writer by...

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5 Things You Need to Do to Transform Your Book from Average to Bestseller

5 Things You Need to Do to Transform Your Book from Average to Bestseller

By on Feb 12, 2017 in Fiction, Writing Tips

You know as well as we do that there is not a concrete “bestseller” formula that will catapult your novel to the top of the NYT Bestseller list. The things that make a novel a bestseller are different for every book and for every author. For example, your chances of writing the next bestseller are bigger if you are: Already a bestselling author, in which case, you...

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5 Mistakes about the Timing of Events in Your Story That You Should Avoid

5 Mistakes about the Timing of Events in Your Story That You Should Avoid

By on Feb 5, 2017 in Fiction, Writing Tips

When you look at the basic structure of a scene, you get two different compounds: action that leads to disaster, and the aftermath. The aftermath is slow, compared to the action of the scene. But they are rarely balanced. The aftermath can be only a sentence after a series of activities, or a long period of reflection. The truth is, trying to control the timing of...

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5 Things Writers Need to Let Go of in Order to Be Successful

5 Things Writers Need to Let Go of in Order to Be Successful

By on Jan 29, 2017 in Self Help

Being a writer is not the easiest job in the world – but it’s also not the most difficult one either. Or, in any case, it doesn’t have to be difficult. Every job has its highs and lows, but when you write for a living, if you become so dissatisfied and discouraged that you are unable to make the words go, then you have a problem. No one will tell you to be at your...

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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 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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