Tag: writing advice

Writing Tips: 8 Ways To Take Your Book From Good To Great — From The Creative Penn

First off, selling your novel and getting it read is hard enough. You’ve got a lot of competition, you have to deal with marketing, and readers are quick to drop a book that doesn’t interest them.

Creative Writing Prompts and How To Use Them — From A Writer’s Path

Writing prompts are a great way to get your mind going and in the mood for writing. Sometimes (and this has actually happened to me before) it can even be the beginning of a whole new project.

Friday’s Writing Advice Quote

  “When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand.” ― Raymond Chandler  

The Four Essential Elements You Need To Sell Books On Amazon — by Just Publishing Advice For Writers and Authors

Have you written a book you want to sell? You have? Well, you are probably very excited about the prospect of becoming a published author, and rightly so. But before you jump into self-publishing your book, sit back and take a deep breath. You…

Friday’s Writing Advice Quote

  “People say to write about what you know. I’m here to tell you, no one wants to read that, cos you don’t know anything. So write about something you don’t know. And don’t be scared, ever.” ― Toni Morrison          …

When Your Query Reveals a Story-Level Problem — by Jane Friedman

Today’s guest post is by author and editor Susan DeFreitas (@manzanitafire). As a freelance editor and book coach, I help my clients with all kinds of tough tasks, from untangling plot problems to finding ways to cut 60,000+ words from an already polished manuscript….

Friday’s Writing Advice Quote

  “You can only write by putting words on a paper one at a time.” ― Sandra Brown                  

Writing Tips For Great Scenes — K.M. Allan

Writing made easier by K. M. Allan. Her ideas are spot on. See for yourselves…   If the thought of writing a novel freaks you out, first, know you’re not alone. Second, this seemingly huge task is not as overwhelming as you think it…