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    5 Ways To Stop Procrastinating When You Cannot See What Is Ahead

    5 Ways To Stop Procrastinating When You Cannot See What Is Ahead

    When one decides to be a writer, they are treading uncharted waters. They must be responsible and must complete the work their book demands, while meeting a set target. Bestselling author, Stephen King, writes 2,000 words per day and allows himself to not meet his target only under dire circumstances. He completes a 180,000 word ...

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    How To Write Stories That Children Will Love Reading

    How To Write Stories That Children Will Love Reading

    Stories are an integral part of one’s childhood. Most of us grew up reading and listening to tales of valour, courage and bravery, such as Ramayana and Mahabharata, and they are still engraved in every child’s memory. A well-written story will capture one’s imagination and stay in their memory for a long time. Children usually ...

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    How to Write a Novel - The Definitive Guide

    How to Write a Novel – The Definitive Guide 1

    Do you have loads of interesting stories to tell and a way with words? If so, you’ve already crossed two of the biggest hurdles on your road to becoming an author. If you’re passionate about self-publishing a book, don’t just jump the gun and start putting pen to paper. Take your time and educate yourself ...

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    How To Write A Book Series

    How To Write A Book Series 2

    As a writer of fiction, you know you’ll know how to write a book that can incorporate the thousands of ideas stuck in your head. The urge to tell more stories never ends, even after you publish your first novel. Of all the stories you wish to tell, there is always that one story that ...

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    How to Write a Horror Novel

    How to Write a Horror Novel

    Here’s the ironic thing about horror novels: They are actually fun to read and even more so to write. Thinking up ideas for hair-raising scares and grotesque plot points may be easy but the tricky part is cooking up the formula that can blend all your scare tactics into one cohesive, terrifyingly terrific novel. Like ...

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    How to Write an Adventure Novel

    How to Write an Adventure Novel

    When it comes to adventure novels, the world is your oyster – primarily for two reasons. The first one being the startling amount of types of adventure your creative juices can quench. From periodic plots with oodles of drama (Read: Game of Thrones) to gripping fantasy novels with cover-to-cover excitement such as Harry Potter, there ...

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    How to Create and Publish a Coffee Table Book

    How to Create and Publish a Coffee Table Book

      A picture speaks a thousand words. This is especially true when it comes to a vibrant and appealing coffee table book. Typically, a coffee table book is a high-quality, large book of illustrations and photographs meant for casual reading. As the name suggests, it’s usually placed on a coffee table in a lounge, so ...

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    The Ten Commandments of Fiction Writing

    The Ten Commandments of Fiction Writing

    Writing is an art. A writer is similar to a painter who sits with an easel, a canvas, and a paintbrush in hand, trying to put his ideas on paper. Writing a book involves tons of research, but in fiction, that is not the only pre-requisite to produce a bestselling novel. Here, we list down ...

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    How to Effectively Turn your First Draft into a Complete Manuscript

    How to Effectively Turn your First Draft into a Complete Manuscript

    The feeling you experience when you  complete a novel could be anything from exhilaration or relief, to even anxiety. Yes, you will be relieved because you finally completed that novel. However, the thought of what’s next could scare you a lot. Most writers, especially first timers, think that the first draft is the final version ...

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    An Effective Guide On How To Do Research For A Novel

    An Effective Guide On How To Do Research For A Novel

    One of the biggest questions that every aspiring author has is, “How can I effectively research for my novel?” The answer to this question holds the secret to what makes a writer an author. One of the things that many writers say is,”I have a fantastic concept, but I have no idea how to develop ...

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    How to Find the Right Theme for your Book

    What is the one thing that makes a book stand out among the plethora of books in the market? What makes a reader recommend a book to their peers? There are many factors that influence a reader’s purchase, like a captivating title, an attractive book cover, a remarkable blurband great reviews. But, theaspect that answersboth ...

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    How to Turn Your Poetry Collection into a Book

    How to Turn Your Poetry Collection into a Book

    You’re a poet and you know it, but do you have the ambition to let everyone else know too? If so, the best way to bring about awareness for your collection of poems is to turn them into a book. Every aspiring author knows that earning reputation means being known as someone who published a ...

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    A definitive guide to writing and publishing an anthology

    A definitive guide to writing and publishing an anthology

    An anthology is a collection of selected writings by various authors, and usually, the several stories or writings are in the same literary form, of the same period, or on the same theme. Alternatively, it can also be a collection of selected writings by one author. These days, anthologies are very much in trend. For ...
    A Definitive Guide to Writing a Great Book Blurb

    A Definitive Guide to Writing a Great Book Blurb

    Conventionally, a blurb is a short promotional piece that accompanies a creative work. In other words, a blurb introduces an artistic work, like a story, an article, or a book. A blurb on a book is one of the most essential parts of your book. Some people call it the book blurb; some call it ...

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    How to convert your blog into a book

    How to convert your blog into a book

    These days, many bloggers are showing interest in turning their blog posts into a novel or book. While the idea may sound unconventional to some people, it can be quite lucrative. Blogging is one of the greatest ways to connect with people. As an author, to expand your reach, having a blog works wonders. Furthermore, ...

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    How to Write Scintillating Dialogues

    How to Write Scintillating Dialogues

    “And what is the use of a book,” thought Alice, “without pictures or conversation?” –Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland When browsing through books, readers often try to see how much dialogue is present in it. If there is not much to the eye, they put down the book and move to the next. As an ...

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    How to Balance Writing with your Day Job

    How to Balance Writing with your Day Job

    One of the crucial things that writers require and lack is time. With an incomplete novel idling at the desk, writers go through a tremendous pressure of completing it on time and getting it published as well. Now, most first-time authors are not celebrities; they are aspirants who have a powerful story in hand and ...

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    How to write when you don’t Feel Like Writing

    How to write when you don’t Feel Like Writing

    “Just ten more minutes and I’ll definitely start writing, I swear!” said my writer-friend when I pushed him to complete his sixth chapter. I texted him thirty minutes later and he replied stating that his friends got him a ticket for a movie and that he was on the way. I wasn’t surprised as I’ve ...

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    The Guide to understanding and avoiding Plagiarism

    The Guide to understanding and avoiding Plagiarism

    Although this term was invented and used since the roman era, plagiarism seems to be a buzzword these days. From authors to artists, we see a lot of people tweeting and re-tweeting about plagiarism. One of the most recent plagiarism outrages was when the veteran reporter of The Washington Post, Lisa Rein, was accused and ...

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    How to deal with Writer's Block

    How to deal with Writer’s Block

    Writer’s block, the inevitable brain fry that happens to every writer. The symptoms include, staring at the computer screen, fingers hovering over the keys and you feel like you have selective amnesia and have lost it all. If it happens to you, don’t worry, this is a completely curable case. Every author hits a blank ...