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  • Procrastination the foe for writers. How to beat procrastination?
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    Procrastination the foe for writers. How to beat procrastination?

      Procrastination the foe for writers. How to beat procrastination?     We all go through the stage of procrastinating. This is caused by lurk of inspiration or fear which is a strong emotion for everybody. Anxiety, another common emotion for us writing flocks. We think to ourselves, my writing sucks. Ugh, I don’t feel like writing today. My characters are stupid! What if nobody like my book? Sounds Familiar?    It’s okay to take a break and catch up on TV shows and meet friends. I’m catching up with How to get away with murder at the moment. I love to sit on my bed with a packet of…

  • How Not to start a book
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    How Not to start a book

    How Not to start a book Opening with a Dream How NOT to start a book, Never under any circumstances, open the story with an action than reveal that the character was dreaming. Do not end your story that everything that happened was a dream either. Agents or editors won’t be happy with that. Waking up   Same as dreaming, do not open your story with your MC waking up and doing the usual boring stuff. Like brushing his/her teeth, making coffee, eating breakfast etc. The story should start with an action or at least, before the action. However, some say you can start the story with your character waking…

  • Basic methods of outlining a novel
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    Basic methods of outlining a novel

    Basic methods of outlining a novel       Here are few tips on how to write an outline for your novel these are the basic methods of outlining a novel.          Do I have to write an outline for your novel? No, there are writers who are pansters, I will write a post about that later one. You can sit down and write, however, outline works better for me. I’m not going to post a lot of examples to keep it as simple as possible as it can be overwhelming. Here a 2 basic steps of how you should outline:]]               Step…

  • 5 things you should never say to a writer
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    The writing life: Top 5 things you should never say to a writer

    The writing life: Top 5 things you should never say to a writer A common question asked in every writer’s life about their writing life. Last week a friend asked me ‘what kind of job you would love to do?’   This for me was an easy answer but I was hesitant, few people know I write. I want to avoid answering the questions non-writers ask. Mostly they are stupid questions, so stupid and annoying that I’d be tempted to create a character based on them just for the satisfaction killing them off would bring. When I told my friend I would love to make money by writing books, then…

  • What is a pantser? Who are the famous panster authors? 
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    What’s a pantser?

      What is a pantser? Who are the famous pantser authors?   What is a pantser? Who are the famous panster authors?  A panster is a writer who doesn’t plot when writing their novels, I wrote a blog post about outlines, link over here: basic-outlines-methods I have tried both methods to experiment; I wrote my thriller novel by outlining, where I wrote a basic summary of how the story will progress, including the ending. I didn’t write a ridiculous 100-page outline, that’s half my book or, maybe I’m lazy and want to get started right away. My outline was a modest 2 pages. The thing that annoyed me was if I got a new idea,…