Writing Tips

How to Choose Your Character Names

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How to Choose Your Character Names

When writing fiction, you may not think you need to put too much thought into character names, but using interesting names that lend to your story can be a great way to keep readers engaged. If you can’t think of a good name while you write, use generic names so you don’t lose your pace, […]

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What to Know About Co-Authoring a Book

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What to Know About Co-Authoring a Book

There are steps you have to take when co-authoring that you wouldn’t typically think about if writing solo. Having a writing partner can be very beneficial when it comes to splitting the work and dividing tasks based on strengths and weaknesses. But there are also a handful of steps you should take when co-authoring a […]

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The First Draft: Skeleton Draft or Bulging Draft

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The First Draft: Skeleton Draft or Bulging Draft

Just like there are two different types of plotting styles—plotting and pantsing—there are also two different camps writers fall into when it comes to how much writing goes into the first draft. There are writers who choose a skeleton draft, meaning they put the bones of their stories down during the first draft and then […]

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Tips for Brainstorming Book Titles

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Tips for Brainstorming Book Titles

If you’re not part of the lucky group of writers that knows the title of their book right from the start, we have compiled a few tips to help. By the end of these book-titling exercises, you should hopefully be able to put together a decent list of title ideas for your book. The list […]

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5 Times to Update Your Book Cover

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5 Times to Update Your Book Cover

From time to time, you may notice one of your favorite authors rereleases a book with a new book cover. Often when an author’s book is adapted into a movie the book cover will change to match the movie poster. But there are plenty of reasons to rerelease a book with a new cover. If […]

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