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Writing tip: 20#

When writing a novel, a good rule of thumb is to introduce your main characters and themes in the first third of your novel. If you are writing a plot-driven genre novel make sure all your major themes are introduced in the first third. 20 more words

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Reality check

You see that novel you’re writing there? That baby of yours? That magnum opus?

It’s not gonna get published.

Only a small amount of writers who put their work in front of publishers ever get published. 90 more words

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Writing tip: 19#

When reading have a highlighter on hand to mark anything interesting you come across.

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Simile and Metaphor

Simile and metaphor are things that we use every single day, whether in writing, speech, or thought. Yet many people are unaware of the differences between them. 223 more words

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Writing Quote Wednesday 

“We write by the light of every story we have ever read.”

-Richard Peck

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Writing Tip: 18#

How to solve writers’ block: Write, just a little each day, it could be just a word, but it may be enough to get you going.

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