This is a quick exercise designed to sketch out the major events of your novel. It only gives you a map-- you have to make the drive yourself! Get a kitchen timer or set your alarm. You're going to free-write for three minutes on several questions.
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S Archer This is a list compiled from many different resources, some may be in the wrong category, some you may not think belong on the list. If so, oh well! It's just here for general help. But the list of words other than said categorized! There's the ongoing debate about whether you should use this list or not for your stories and my opinion is it comes down to personal preferences. There are massively successful authors who use words other than said, and equally as successful authors who don't.
How to Write With Style by Kurt Vonnegut Newspaper reporters and technical writers are trained to reveal almost nothing about themselves in their writings. This makes them freaks in the world of writers, since almost all of the other ink-stained wretches in that world reveal a lot about themselves to readers. Advice to writers by Vonnegut
10 Free Writers Tools To Help You Get Ready For National Novel Writing Month | Art Palaver Artist Marketing Resource Are you ready for a month of literary abandon? If you have a novel in you that has been waiting to get out now is the time to get ready and write it. Because November is National Novel Writing Month and during the month you’ll find great resources and a lot of support over at www.nanowrimo.org. You still have a week to prepare and get your things in order so that you’re able to write that novel so I thought I’d point you in the direction of some great free resources to help you write.
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Getting Started as a Children's Book IllustratorBecoming a childrens book illustrator is no easy task. No matter how talented you are, there are literally thousands of other talented illustrators out there looking for the same break you are. So how do you stand out from the crowd and be noticed? AuthorsWeb sites of children's book authors Children's Literature
by Judy Cullins Does your chapter sound like a report? Does it go on and on with past tense sentences that tell, rather than show? To spice up your self help, non-fiction or fiction book and even promotional writing, you need to use much more dialogue. Why?
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