Category: Writing Tips

NaNoWriMo-Day Two

Hope everyone got off to a good start yesterday. My tip of the day is to think like an athlete. Before they compete they warm up first. Sit down and free write for five or ten minutes before you start your NaNoWriMo project for the day. It’s the ideal way to get the muse into top gear and eases…

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NaNoWriMo-Day One

It’s day one of NaNoWriMo, and like I promised, I’m going to try and post a tip a day. First one is find a comfortable place to write. Do you prefer working at a desk, or having your laptop on your lap? Maybe you even prefer to curl up in a comfy chair and write…

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Picking the Right Title

I’m taking this great class on self-publishing and today the focus was picking the right title for your book. If you think a cover can turn a mediocre book into a bestseller, according to the instructor, so can the title. He shared with us this resource that I thought I’d pass onto you. Even if…

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Easy Research

I’ve been getting questions about doing research for fiction books and thought I’d address a few of them here- Crime and Mystery Books You’re writing a mystery novel and you need to know how a certain profession works, say a police officer, district attorney, PI etc. I’ve found that everyone loves to help writers and…

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