Getting Inspiration to Write

Getting Inspiration to Write

As a writer, my head can be a circus sometimes. I can be locked in a conversation with a friend and something is said that sparks an idea that takes me on a flight of fancy. Anything said by my friend at that point goes in one ear and comes out the other. Sometimes it...
10 Reasons You Should Write A Book

10 Reasons You Should Write A Book

My first book isn’t even out yet and I’m already seeing the benefits. Here is just the latest example that popped into my inbox this morning: Hi Josh, I host an event where each month I bring in an author to speak about their book and I invite local entrepreneurs to...
Top Productivity Tips For Writers

Top Productivity Tips For Writers

By Frances Booth Whether you work as a writer, aspire to be a writer, or use writing for business, these tips should help you be productive with your writing. Too often, writing takes us far longer than it needs to, and we agonise over it and struggle with it. It...
6 Ways to Add Depth to Your Narrative

6 Ways to Add Depth to Your Narrative

You might be surprised to learn that “seasoned” writers will still, on occasion, get this highly vague editing note: Add More Depth. This might refer to a character, a setting, a scene, and yes—even backstory (when appropriate). The following 6 ways are by no means...
The Best Ways to Create Effective Dialogue

The Best Ways to Create Effective Dialogue

By Lee Gimenez As the author of 12 novels, including several bestsellers, I’ve found that the effective use of dialogue can greatly enhance your writing. Dialogue, when used correctly, can enhance your plot, make your characters come alive, and create tension and...

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