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I've experimented with plenty of tools in my writing career, but these are the five I use every day. This guide reveals how you can use them to enrich your writing. Click the button to view and download the list for free.

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8 Steps to Writing a Perfect Scene—Every Time


Guest post by C.S. Lakin You know how complex writing a novel can be. You not only have to come up with a great premise, engaging characters, high stakes, and conflict that pushes the protagonist toward his goal, but you must also write compelling scenes. That is a lot harder than some think. Many writers spend […]

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The Worst Writing Advice I Ever Heard

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Has this happened to you? Have you gotten bad advice at some point in your writing journey, even from self-proclaimed experts? Too many spout their so-called “best practices” without any examples, and their counsel often does more harm than good. Dig into their backgrounds and you’ll find these “authorities” have limited experience. I’m a go-along, […]

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How to Repair the End of Your Novel

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What’s worse than knowing your story’s final act doesn’t work? You might be satisfied with everything else—your Beginning is stellar, and you even survived the marathon of the Middle by maintaining that page-turning quality. But you don’t want anyone to even see your manuscript until you’re happy with all three foundational elements—Beginning, Middle, and End. […]

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