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Various writing related tips and resources that are designed to help and improve the writing process.
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Practical Psychology for Writers and Social Media Part 1 |

Practical Psychology for Writers and Social Media Part 1 | | Writing Tips for Author's | Scoop.it

The ability to deal with people effectively is one of the most useful skills you can possess. Knowing how a person thinks and having a general idea what some of their driving motivations are, will provide you with an edge in any form of communication with them. In reality, this ability may very well be the most important thing you will ever learn. Psychology is very powerful and extremely flexible in its practical applications. In this article we are going to look at some of the key concepts of personality and how they can be used by writers to create believable characters and at the same time provide a tool for interaction with people.

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Review a Book and Feed an Author |

Review a Book and Feed an Author | | Writing Tips for Author's | Scoop.it

Once you have written a book and have gone through all the proper editing steps as outlined in Building a Quality Book, it is time to publish and begin selling your masterpiece. You are probably filled with excitement as the book officially goes on sale and can barely wait to count all your royalties as they hopefully begin to pour in. Unfortunately, the story goes quite different then you had expected as the sales do not come despite all of your best efforts via Twitter and Facebook. Social media is an extremely important set of tools, but it is not the initial catalyst that will get your book sales moving. The book review will be the most powerful tool at your disposal to translate into sales.

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Deep POV: Using your character's voice - Stephanie Lennox

Deep POV: Using your character's voice - Stephanie Lennox | Writing Tips for Author's | Scoop.it

Have you ever read over your work and noticed, to your despair, that your main character is indistinguishable from yourself? Do you share the same virtues, fears and way of speaking despite your efforts not to do so?

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How to write effective character descriptions - Stephanie Lennox

How to write effective character descriptions - Stephanie Lennox | Writing Tips for Author's | Scoop.it

What does your character look like? How much of that do you want to portray to the audience?

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When Words Wither: Dealing with Writer’s Block |

When Words Wither: Dealing with Writer’s Block | | Writing Tips for Author's | Scoop.it

There is nothing like the feeling of words flowing through your fingertips into the keyboard as you write your next novel or maybe even a brilliant blog article. The words become like a melody as the ideas cohere into verses or paragraphs that your reader is really going to connect with. Your writing is shaping up to become a true piece of art and even before you have finished, you can already feel the pride welling up inside of you. However, just as quickly as the awesomeness of creation inspired you, it leaves, and you come crashing straight into that brick wall we refer to as writer’s block.

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How to build a Character Profile | Stavros Halvatzis

How to build a Character Profile | Stavros Halvatzis | Writing Tips for Author's | Scoop.it

This post shows how to assemble character traits and other aspects into a profile that defines a fictional character.

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The Thousandth Word: The Importance of Cover Design

The Thousandth Word: The Importance of Cover Design | Writing Tips for Author's | Scoop.it

So there. After the initial draft, a myriad of revisions and corrections, drinking enough mugs of coffee to keep you buzzing like a wound-up toy car, your novel is done. It has impressed everyone close to you who has read it. What next?

 

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Building a Quality Book |

Building a Quality Book | | Writing Tips for Author's | Scoop.it

Today's new blog post looks at the process of writing and how to produce a quality book before you publish it.

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abc-of-writing.com » Fiction Novel Writing: The First Step Makes All the Difference

abc-of-writing.com » Fiction Novel Writing: The First Step Makes All the Difference | Writing Tips for Author's | Scoop.it
Fiction Novel Writing, How To Start A Novel, Novel Idea, - Fiction Novel Writing: The First Step Makes All the Difference (Fiction Novel Writing: The First Step Makes All the Difference http://t.co/kNUbrXoe...
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