Strategies, tools, tips, and techniques to help you master the art of fiction writing

Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Your First Novel drafting productivity

So you're ready to embark on the journey of writing your first novel. How are you feeling? Excited? Nervous? That's perfectly normal! After all, writing a book is no small feat.

As a new writer, there are going to be pitfalls you encounter when writing your first novel. But fear not! In...

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How to Set Your Writing Goals brainstorming productivity

"A goal is a dream with a deadline." Have you heard this saying before? Many writers dream of finishing their novel one day, but if you truly want to achieve it, you need to turn that dream into a goal. And a deadline is just one part of setting writing goals!

As with any big adventure, you need...

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How to Take a Writing Break without Losing Momentum drafting productivity writer's block

You may be familiar with the advice to "write every day.” You may have even created a writing ritual or routine to help you with that, but are there ever reasons you should take a break from writing? 

Resting can recharge us and refill our creative wells so that we’re more...

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How to Write a Novel in 30 Days drafting fast drafting productivity

If the title of this blog post made your eyes widen or your heart quicken, you’re not alone. The thought of writing an entire novel is daunting enough, but writing one in a month? Is it even possible?

If you’ve been part of the writing community for a while, you know the answer is...

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How to Create a Writing Ritual That Works fast drafting productivity writer's block

If you’re like most writers, you only have a finite amount of time to call your “writing time.” But writers aren’t machines, which means that a two-hour block of time doesn’t instantly translate into two hours of peak productivity. So how do you utilize this limited...

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