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    Writing Fiction Using Snowflake Method

    Writing Fiction Using Snowflake Method

      This is going to be a bit of a lengthy post. So, let’s get things straight. Snowflake approach to writing a novel was conceived by Randy Ingermanson, an award-winning author. In this approach, you design your book from scratch starting from a single line description of your story to developing it into a ...

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    What is Writer’s Block and How to fight it?

    What is Writer’s Block and How to fight it?

    If you’ve been staring at your monitor for a really long time trying to write something, you’re suffering from what writers call a writer’s block. It is something that every writer goes through while writing. It is an inevitable part of the writing phase where you feel you’ve exhausted your creativity and your ability to ...

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    Phrasing Dialogues

    Phrasing Dialogues

    “Vince, I think we should break up,” announced Sandra. She was fed up of Vince’s attitude toward her relationship and wanted to part ways with him. “But, but, why, Sandra? I thought we were fine,” exclaimed Vince. He was baffled because he thought everything was going fine between them and he least imagined Sandra wanting ...

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    The Importance of World-building and Setting for your Fiction

    The Importance of World-building and Setting for your Fiction

    Imagine Harry Potter without Hogwarts, Titanic without the ship, and Avatar without Pandora. How would the book or the movies look and feel? Will the plotline and characters be as much interesting as they are now without the setting? I doubt it would. Settings or worlds in books play a very crucial role. As an ...

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    How to Effectively Draft the Table of Contents of Your Book

    How to Effectively Draft the Table of Contents of Your Book

    When you intend to write and publish a book, you have to be sure everything is perfect and well crafted. The same applies to table of contents of your book. One of the primary reasons I’m emphasizing the importance of table of contents is that a lot of aspiring writers I know underestimate the importance ...

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    How to Create and Understand Your Characters

    How to Create and Understand Your Characters

    Developing characters is one of the very first things you should do to even have a solid storyline. Your story is brought to life by the characters you create and what you to express to your readers are conveyed through your characters. Now, many writers and authors have shared with me the difficulties and concerns ...

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    Setting Up Writing Goals

    Setting Up Writing Goals

    As an author, there are two things that could actually kill your writing – procrastination and a writer’s block.  While some aspiring writers, who have huge ambitions of becoming a bestseller, seldom start off with writing, those who have written a couple of chapters face the problem of getting stuck in the middle. Both will ...

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    Best Places to Write

    Best Places to Write

    Do you have a feeling you’re suffering from a writer’s block and that you are not able to proceed any further with your book? Perhaps it has got something do with the place you are currently writing your book. Have you ever thought about the fact that the mood of your surrounding has a major ...