Tag: writing process steps

Overcoming Writer’s Fatigue

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on February 4, 2020 0 Comments
Overcoming Writer’s Fatigue

You’ve been pushing hard on your writing project lately, and while you’re seeing the fruits of your intense labor, you’re also starting to feel a little worn down. Writer’s fatigue can get the best of any of us, but it can be even worse if we don’t see it coming. Be on the lookout for […]

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Apps Every Writer Should Have

Filed in Ask the Editor by on January 16, 2020 0 Comments
Apps Every Writer Should Have

These days, there is an app for just about anything a writer could possibly need. From productivity to organization to meditation or music – our phones help us do a lot. For writers, there are so many apps to help beat writer’s block, dictate voice recordings, find inspiration, and more. Here are our top app […]

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How to Add Subplots to Your Novel and Why You Need Them

Filed in Writing Tips by on September 10, 2019 0 Comments
How to Add Subplots to Your Novel and Why You Need Them

While your main plot is solely focused on your protagonist and his or her outcome, subplots serve as side stories to the main plot and tend to focus on secondary characters. Subplots should not overpower the main plot, but instead, strengthen the story and more develop the theme of your novel. The How While short […]

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Showing Characters’ Moods and Emotions

Filed in Writing Tips by on September 5, 2019 0 Comments
Showing Characters’ Moods and Emotions

Whether you’ve been writing for decades or are just embarking on your first writing journey, you’ve likely heard the phrase “show, don’t tell” ad nauseum. It’s one writing rule that applies to every genre because it makes or breaks the reading experience for your end-user—the reader. When we take it upon ourselves to tell readers […]

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Writers, Tell Your Story on Instagram

Filed in Marketing Your Book by on August 29, 2019 0 Comments
Writers, Tell Your Story on Instagram

The thought of branding and marketing yourself as a person—let alone a writer—can feel like a challenge. With social media’s continued growth, however, it’s easier than ever to create and cultivate your online persona. Instagram, for instance, isn’t even a decade into its existence yet and has 1 billion active monthly users. So, if you […]

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