Category: Resources for Writers

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20 Common Grammar Mistakes And Grammatical Errors To Avoid — Just Publishing Advice For Writers and Authors

A small refresher goes a long way….Hope these help… A quick refresher on the most common grammatical mistakes we all make Every writer tries to write without making errors. Readers are quick to notice grammar or spelling mistakes in any form of writing. It doesn’t matter if you are writing a blog post, an article, a novel or even a social media post. You want… … Read More 20 Common Grammar Mistakes And Grammatical Errors To Avoid — Just Publishing Advice For Writers and Authors

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10 Advantages of Writing a Single-POV Story (What I Learned Writing Wayfarer) — Helping Writers Become Authors

How many POV’s do you write in? The most I have done is two…. Multiple-POV story versus single-POV story? Which is the right choice for you? The answer depends on many factors, since every story is different. Knowing which approach to POV to choose isn’t difficult once you know how to choose. My just-released historical-superhero/gaslamp-fantasy novel Wayfarer was the first ever single-POV story I’ve … Read More 10 Advantages of Writing a Single-POV Story (What I Learned Writing Wayfarer) — Helping Writers Become Authors

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7 Tips for Writing Fantasy — by Nicholas C. Rossis

As always, Nicholas shares great tips to help in writing fantasy… Reedsy recently published some great tips for fantasy authors–tips which can be easily applied to any fiction writing. Here is my summary of a selection of these tips. 1. Identify your Market If you think it’s enough to say, “oh, I write fantasy,” think again. With so many fantasy genres, readers tend to … Read More 7 Tips for Writing Fantasy — by Nicholas C. Rossis

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How to Grow an Email Newsletter Starting from Zero — Jane Friedman

Jane shares Christine’s excellent advice on building an email newsletter from scratch… Today’s guest post is by Christina McDonald (@Christinamac79), author of The Night Olivia Fell. An email list is your secret weapon for selling books—it is a direct connection to your reader. But when I got my first book deal, I had no audience, no author Facebook page, and no email list. I … Read More How to Grow an Email Newsletter Starting from Zero — Jane Friedman

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Character Actions: Should There Be a Reason Why? — from A Writer’s Path

Andrea gives great examples in the following article: by Andrea Lundgren Characters do all kinds of things in fiction. Their actions make up the stories we write, and if they did nothing…it’d be pretty boring. But how much motivation should there be in what they do? Do you, as the author, need to always know why they’re doing it, or can […]   via Character … Read More Character Actions: Should There Be a Reason Why? — from A Writer’s Path