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How to Write a Book Using Microsoft Word

If you want to write a book, you’ll need book writing software that’s up to the task. Yes, you can invest in dedicated book writing programs. But you …

Writing

4 Writers to Watch This Summer

<b>In ‘The Incendiaries,’ a Debut<br>Novelist Reckons With Lost Faith</b><p>R.O. Kwon’s loss of faith was a slow unfurling. By the time she was 17, years of reading and inhabiting the minds and worlds of non-Christians had caught up with her, and “it became impossible to believe that all these other people were …

Books

How to Write a Scene: 3 Theater Techniques to Make Your Story Jump Off the Page

Today’s guest post is by Joslyn Chase. Joslyn is the author of <i>Nocturne In Ashes</i>, a thriller pitting concert pianist Riley Forte against a deadly …

How I wrote a 100,000-word novel in four weeks and what it did for my copywriting

We were on holiday when it happened.<p>What happened?<p>I discovered I was a novelist. Here’s how it went down.<p>“You know,” my wife said, “the difference …

How To Write A Novel: Step By Step

Thinking about writing a novel? Don’t know where to start? It’s not that hard, if you really want to do it. I guess that really is the first step. …

Join the Spring Writing Contest from The Write Practice! $1,000+ in prizes - The Write Practice

BECOMING WRITER is the premier workshopping community from The Write Practice. Contest participants receive six weeks’ access to the workshopping …

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Getting an MFA is admirable and useful, but it's also incredibly time-consuming and costly. There are other ways to get a similar education to start …

Writing

A Three-Step Preliminary Acid Test of Whether You Might Be a Good Fiction Writer

<i>Don’t miss the deals in the Writer’s Digest store—coming Black Friday, 11/24.</i><b>By Joel Gordonson, Author of The Atwelle Confession</b>Anyone who has …

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>Betsy Lerner<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates …

Writing

10 Writing Rules You Can (and Should) Break

<i>The immersive and accomplished debut novel by Max Winter,</i> Exes<i>, is haunted as much by the city of Providence, R.I., as it is by the suicide of Eli,</i> …

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and …

Language

How character drives plot | Alliance of Independent Authors: Self-Publishing Advice Center

By onApril 19, 2017 in Writing A Book<p>Olaf Wielk of Beemgee<p><b>Olaf Bryan Wielk of www.beemgee.com explains how fiction writers can improve their plotting</b> …

How Humans Are Shaping Our Own Evolution

Like other species, we are the products of millions of years of adaptation. Now we're taking matters into our own hands.<p><b>When I met the cyborg Neil Harbisson</b>, in Barcelona, he looked like any local hipster, except for the black antenna arching impressively from the back of his skull over his mop of …

Genetics

Best Book Writing Software: The 6 Documents You Always Need Open as a Writer

If you’ve been around The Write Practice long, you’ll have noticed we’ve recently talked a lot about which book writing software you should use. …

10 Things You Should Know about Biblical Theology

This is a guest post by Chris Bruno, author of <i>The Whole Message of the Bible in 16 Words</i>. This post is part of our 10 Things You Should Know blog …

What's New on Netflix and iTunes for September

It's a new month, which means new titles form Netflix, iTunes and others like HBO NOW.<p>Hits like "Pitch Perfect 2," "Avengers: Age of Ultron" and the …