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Writing Back Cover Copy: A Secret for Your Novel’s Success - DIY MFA

Writing Back Cover Copy: A Secret for Your Novel’s Success - DIY MFA | Fiction | Scoop.it
I don’t know why it took me so long to read James Scott Bell’s Revision and Self Editing for Publication (it’s incredible!) but I do know it changed the wa
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10 Tips for Writing A Story A Day Without Losing Your Mind – Story A Day

10 Tips for Writing A Story A Day Without Losing Your Mind – Story A Day | Fiction | Scoop.it
You’re trying to write a story a day. Some days will be harder than other.
For those days, here is some tried-and-tested advice from the StoryADay archives.
[tl;dr version: The world needs your story. You need to write. Don’t quit.]…
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How to Write Fantasy Books and Have Fun Doing It - BookWorks

How to Write Fantasy Books and Have Fun Doing It - BookWorks | Fiction | Scoop.it
Bookworks member, Book of the Week author Amie Irene Winters, shares tips for writing fantasy books in the latest installment of our "Notes from the Field".
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Writing Short for Novel Writers

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Last post we talked about how writing short articles based upon a longer book-length project can help writers build credits and grow an audience while finishing the book version. Now, let’s talk about how the Russian Nesting Dolls concept applies to fiction, specifically novel writers.
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TOP 10 Tips to Create a Charismatic Novel Character - Write Hacked

TOP 10 Tips to Create a Charismatic Novel Character - Write Hacked | Fiction | Scoop.it
When back in the day I asked people to read my first book the feedback I got was: “Yeah, your world and your descriptions are really interesting, but I really don’t like the lead.” And they were right. He wasn’t meant to be likable. I wanted to see if it would work with an unlikable …
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29 Apps That Teach Creative Writing - InformED

29 Apps That Teach Creative Writing - InformED | Fiction | Scoop.it
Teaching creative writing means putting ideas first. It means resisting the urge to correct the writing and focusing instead on the development of the writer. And though it may seem counter-intuitive, doing so often requires questioning, ignoring, or even breaking the rules. “We may be too literal when we think about what it means to... Read More
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10 Best Writing Tips For Beginner Writers

10 Best Writing Tips For Beginner Writers | Fiction | Scoop.it
Professional writers follow these tips everyday - as a beginner you can learn and become better writer just by using these guidelines.
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10 Most Helpful Writing Tips for Writing a Great Text

10 Most Helpful Writing Tips for Writing a Great Text | Fiction | Scoop.it
Discover 10 Writing tips that can help you come up with an excellent text easier and faster. Look through them and see which of them will work for you.
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How to Write a Book In Your Spare Time – Expert Enough

How to Write a Book In Your Spare Time – Expert Enough | Fiction | Scoop.it
Many people say they would like to write a book. That statement is usually in the form of “I have this great book idea”, “I’ve always wanted to write a novel” or “I will write it when I have more time.” I used to say things like that. I kept promising myself that I would […]
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Some Tips on Being Consistent in Your Writing - EFL Magazine

Some Tips on Being Consistent in Your Writing - EFL Magazine | Fiction | Scoop.it
Some Tips on Being Consistent in Your Writing. I always rewrite the very beginning of a novel. I rewrite the beginning as I write the ending, so I may spend
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Start With Why + Other Writing Tips to Cut Through The Noise

Start With Why + Other Writing Tips to Cut Through The Noise | Fiction | Scoop.it
Ditch the clickbait headlines and cut through the noise to actually reach your audience.
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Writing Dialogue: Tips from the Trenches | 60second Recap®

Writing Dialogue: Tips from the Trenches | 60second Recap® | Fiction | Scoop.it
Author Kat Spears ("Sway," "Breakaway") shares her secret for writing dialogue that makes plots move, characters breathe, and novels impossible to put down.
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7 Awesome Idea Generators to Help Your Brainstorming

7 Awesome Idea Generators to Help Your Brainstorming | Fiction | Scoop.it
These awesome idea-generating websites can assist you in coming up with ideas for any purpose. Keep them handy, bookmark them, and visit them whenever you need to spark an idea.

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Novel Writing Tips: Is Your Idea Interesting Enough?

Novel Writing Tips: Is Your Idea Interesting Enough? | Fiction | Scoop.it
Do you ever worry that your story ideas aren't exciting enough? Here are some novel writing tips on the REAL way to keep your readers interested.
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Can You Write A Novel In One Month? 5 Tips To Get Started | Care2 Healthy Living

Can You Write A Novel In One Month? 5 Tips To Get Started | Care2 Healthy Living | Fiction | Scoop.it
Have you ever daydreamed about writing a novel? How about writing one in a month.
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Sequence Writing (Tip #105)

Sequence Writing (Tip #105) | Fiction | Scoop.it
“The sequence method doesn't just make a screenplay better; it also makes it easier to write. Sequencing helps clarify character motivation and drive, and illuminate which scenes are dramatically necessary and which are irrelevant.” Screenwriter Andrew W. Marlow (Air Force One, Castle) "A typical two-hour film is composed of sequences—eight-to fifteen-minute segments that have their…
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5 Writing Tips From Stephen King – Expert Enough

5 Writing Tips From Stephen King – Expert Enough | Fiction | Scoop.it
Whether you are a blogger or a book writer, you want to write interesting and catchy content. Every author has their own secret of success, their own sources of inspiration, their personal tricks to attract and hold their readers. Even essay writers can share some exclusive tricks with you concerning what a really perfect essay should look like. […]
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