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25 Things To Know About Writing The First Chapter Of Your Novel

1. Every Book A Hook (And The First Chapter’s The Bait)<p>A reader walks into a bookstore. Spies an interesting book. What does she do? Picks it up. …

Nine things I’ve learned about writing

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The Heart of Great Stories-How to Create Clear, Interesting Character OBJECTIVES - Kristen Lamb

Friday, we talked about how to create protagonists readers will love. James Scott Bell in his book <i>Plot & Structure</i> introduces what he calls the LOCK …

6 Secrets of Writing a Novel Without an Outline

Like Steven James’ advice? Get more of it in Novel Writing, your guide to writing a publishable novel. <b>Order now >></b><p>I have a confession to make.<p>When I …

How to Create Conflict and Plot Out of Character by K.M. Weiland

If you’re a NaNoWriMo participant or wannabe, you know that we’re counting down the days to the 2013 challenge with lots of blog posts to help you …

Creative Writing

10 Ridiculously Simple Steps for Writing a Book

<i>Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.</i> <b><br>–Mark Twain</b>The hard part of writing a book isn’t getting published. It’s the actual …

Writing

Fifteen Ways to Write a Novel

The Word Target<p>What: You don’t let yourself leave the keyboard each day until you’ve hit 2,000 words.<p>Why: It gets you started. You stop fretting over …