Category: writing tips

How to Create a Successful Writing Habit

I assume you are a writer if you are reading this and that you want to take your game up to A-Game level. You want to create a writing habit that is efficient, effective, and ultimately successful. Being within the

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How to Finish Your Novel (After NaNoWriMo)

There’s no doubt about it, NaNoWriMo* is a rush. And it’s over. If you were participating this year you either made it past the 50,000 word mark or you didn’t. Yes, it is that simple. The problem isn’t whether you

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Vulnerable Characters: How to Write Compelling Characters

What makes a character so compelling you have to laugh and cry with them through the book’s adventures? That you get so involved in it all that the author creates a fan instantaneously? One of the things that really works–particularly

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How to Write a Killer Ending

Wrapping up a seventy thousand word journey in a way where everything feels completed and leaves the reader feeling satisfied is a definite balancing act. Too much wrap up? Barf. Who wants that nice bow double knotted? Get it done

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Two Quick Character Tips to Improve Your Writing

I love quick and easy writing tips that I can apply right now and improve my writing just like that. Those little things that are easy to overlook but can give your writing a boost whether it’s making you more

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5 Redundancies Hiding in Your Writing

We love our words. We love to use the right ones in the right places. And sometimes we get a little Dickenish and babble on, not realizing we are redundant. Here are five ways redundancy might be sneaking into your

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