Tag: writing a book

And So It Begins-NaNoWriMo 2018

    Promptober’s history and I hope you enjoyed it. Today I thought I’d kick off NaNoWriMo 2018 with a pep talk for everyone, (myself included). It’s sort of ironic because as I’m putting this together, writing is the last thing I actually want to do. It’s Wednesday evening, it’s been a busy week, finishing…

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Get To Know Your Character

  One of the first questions I ask students is; what do you remember most about your favorite books? I always know that at least 99 %  are going to tell me about a character they fell in love with, cheered for, and turned the pages just to see what happened to them. Don’t get me wrong,…

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Monday Motivation

I saw this quote and thought how it could apply to writing a book. Everyone says they have an idea for a book which is great but unless you write it, you stand no chance of getting published. If you’ve been putting off writing that book, print this out, post it somewhere you can see it…

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Summer Writing ‘Retreat’

  After sitting outside reading for most of Sunday afternoon, I came up with an idea for summer. Many people have an idea for a story, lots of people say they’re going to write a book, and yes, even published writers like myself, have unfinished manuscripts sitting on their computer(or gathering dust on a shelf).…

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