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10 Productivity Tips for Serious Writers by Jerry Jenkins
Posted by Jerry Jenkins in , .

Where should I write? When should I write?  How much should I write each day? Should I outline or should I wing it? Those voices in your head reside on...

How To Get An Edgar Nomination in 72 Easy Steps by Catherine...
Posted by Catherine Ryan Howard in , .

In May 2016, my biggest dream came true: my debut thriller, Distress Signals, was published. I had wanted to get a novel published since I was 8 years old and...

Romantic Fiction: Harder Than it Sounds by Faye Hall
Posted by Faye Hall in , .

Romance stories have been around almost since humans first learned to write.  Some people love them.  Other’s consider them not to be ‘real writing’ at all.  As a romance author...

Creating a Page-Turner: Death Rope by Leigh Russell
Posted by Leigh Russell in , .

With the emergence of ebooks, it has become relatively easy to become published. As a result, writing books has become an increasingly popular pastime in recent years. So it is...

The Three Key Steps to a Successful Story by Olivia Rana
Posted by Olivia Rana in , .

Anyone can write a novel, but if you truly want to write a novel that will gain the attention of agents and publishers and also satisfy your readers, you need...

Editor Scott Pack’s Top Tips

This is just one reason why Twitter has huge value for writers. Editor Scott Pack ( @meandmybigmouth)  of Unbound tweeted this thread of wisdom and solid gold editorial tips –...

Writing Historical Crime Fiction by M.J. Tjia
Posted by M.J. Tjia in , .

As a crime fiction reader, I have always loved finding a new crime series to follow. This is probably why I always meant for my crime novels, featuring courtesan-sleuth Heloise...

Writing that second book by Sharon Thompson
Posted by Sharon Thompson in , , .

Some of you may be screaming at me right now. ‘‘Writing a second book? I’d be happy if I could get one flamin’ book published!’  Trust me, I thought that too, but...

(Almost) Everything I Know About Writing Techniques by C.L. Taylor
Posted by C.L. Taylor in , .

As a self-proclaimed fan of ‘how to write’ books, there can’t be many writing techniques I haven’t either read about or used myself.  There are some writers who turn their...

What’s in a Place? Kiss Me Kill Me by J.S. Carol
Posted by J.S. Carol in , .

  One of the first things I need to work out at the start of a new novel is where it’s going to be set. Choosing the location is important...