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Category: All About Writing
All about writing. Writing advice, methods, discussions and more.
The Best Remedy For Writer’s Block
The bane of every writer’s existence is writers block. Here's a simple remedy to try.
6 More Reasons Readers Abandon Books
As a reader, I love a book I can't put down - and yet I've lost count of the books I've put down mid-way, or worse just pages in.
Why You Should Never Judge A Book By Its First Chapter
Because first chapters suck.
10 Pros & Pitfalls To Know This National Novel Writing Month
Are you a procrastinating writer? Maybe what you need is a 30 day writing marathon. Let me introduce you to... *drumroll* National Novel Writing Month! But before you plunge into the challenge, make sure you're aware of how NaNoWriMo can help you and hinder you.
How To Finish NaNoWriMo With Time To Spare
I aced my 2020 NaNoWriMo. Here's how.
Writing A Non-Linear Story? Don’t Do This!
Non-linear narratives can be super engaging and fun, but are prone to problems that kill their good qualities. So when should a story be told in a non-linear way?
Top 10 Reasons Readers Abandon Books
I embody my worst fear as a writer. If I'm abandoning books, other people are too. But why?
Write A Great Beginning – FROZEN FIRE
The first chapter of Tim Bowler's Frozen Fire is pretty good, and with an opening line like "I'm dying." it's hard not to be. That's right, it's time for another opening scene breakdown.
Write A Great Beginning- THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH
The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis. What makes the first chapter work?