No matter how much it pains you, sometimes you just need to kill your darlings. You know, the sentences and paragraphs you love, but know they aren't needed in your story. Here's how and when you should get rid of them.
Becoming a successful writer is hard, but following these five rules with make the process much easier.
As writers, we want to create original work that readers can't put down. Unfortunately, there are a lot of common mistakes a writer can make that'll sabotage their work. Lucky for you, we have some tips on how to avoid such a fate.
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Here's a quick list of the top ten mistakes writers make and the easy ways to fix them.
If you are planning on self-publishing, these tips will help you get the most out of your final product.
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Pushing your characters to their limits is essential for creating growth. But doing so can also drastically change their behavior, which might create some unbelievable scenarios. With these two simple ways, you can avoid those unrealistic plot holes.
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Never cheat your audience. Give them an ending that satisfies. A happy ending is a matter of opinion, though, because what makes a happy ending is different for everyone. This means you don't need to rely on old happy ending tropes to tell a good finale to your story.
With so much negativity in the world, you might find it difficult to focus on the good things in life. But it doesn't have to be that way.
Seeking out a literary agent can be scary and daunting, but it doesn't need to be complicated. Do these six things to get your best chance at scoring a literary agent.
Here's a quick breakdown of 5 writing mistakes you should avoid.
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