Getting your book written about in The New York Times is still the biggest prize for authors, but it’s also the most difficult one. Here’s some tips on how to make it happen!
Does winter have you feeling blah about getting back into writing? Well snap out of it and refresh your writing regimen with these 6 suggestions. Start by developing your New Year artist statement, and if you have one from last year, dust it off and ask yourself if it still applies. Decide if your current [Read More…]
This article gives 10 essential tips for writing book endings in a do’s and don’ts format.
If you really want your story to stand out, you need to know about writing clichés, and how to avoid them. One common cliché to avoid is borrowing or even stealing other stories, and adding a semi-twist to pass it off as your own. Another is resisting the life of the sensational, and also turning [Read More…]
You probably know your main character inside and out, but it’s important to know how to write effective supporting characters as well. The first tip is balancing character traits, and knowing what kind of supporting character your main character needs. Next is the character who is going to torment your hero. Every protagonist needs an [Read More…]
Check out these 11 tips for giving your character life!
New school networking is great, but old school networking can be even more beneficial!
Before you start to panic, read these 7 tips for dealing with deadlines, and what you should – and shouldn’t – do to meet the deadline in time!
Without creativity, writing can be quite difficult, but creativity isn’t always exactly flowing at all times. Here are four ways that one author recommends using as a 4-step program to help you stay creative!
Every story needs a certain level of suspense, but sometimes we run into a dead-end when trying to add more of it. In this article, the author offers 21 fast hacks for fueling your story with suspense, which is sure to give you plenty of new ideas! Some of the tips include pointing a finger, [Read More…]