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    From Authors to Authors: On Story Arcs or How Watching Too Much TV Helps Me Write

From Authors to Authors: On Story Arcs or How Watching Too Much TV Helps Me Write

Hello all and happy Saturday! Our guest for today’s From Authors to Authors post is author Alex Jane who is talking about story arcs. Let’s read the post and see what we can learn from it. On Story Arcs or How Watching Too Much TV Helps Me Write I know nothing

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    Monday Progress Report: Writing, Website Redesign and Releases

Monday Progress Report: Writing, Website Redesign and Releases

After the craziness I talked about in last week’s report, things have somewhat calmed down. Not by much, but hey! I can’t complain. The renovations are still happening, but I might just have it all done by the end of the week. Which means I will get back into my

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    From Authors to Authors: Five Self-Editing Tips for Fiction Writers

From Authors to Authors: Five Self-Editing Tips for Fiction Writers

Welcome to a new installment of our From Authors to Authors series. Author Nicki J. Markus (also publishes as Asta Idonea) is back on the blog with a piece on self-editing tips for fiction writers. Greetings. My name is Nicki and I am both an author and an editor. Last time I

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    How to Avoid Writing Slumps – Practical Tips for Authors

How to Avoid Writing Slumps – Practical Tips for Authors

Are you staring at your computer screen and can’t bring yourself to type one single word? If you’re in a writing slump or have a serious case of the writer’s block, you’re in safe hands. There are dozens of articles covering tips and tricks on how to get out of

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    From Authors to Authors: Five Top Tips on Researching a Novel

From Authors to Authors: Five Top Tips on Researching a Novel

Hello everyone and welcome back to a new post in the From Authors to Authors blog series. Today, Isobel Starting returns to share with you your best tips for researching a novel. Grab a snack an join us to find out all about the best way to do research for your book.

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    From Authors to Authors: The Power of Writing Great Blurbs

From Authors to Authors: The Power of Writing Great Blurbs

Hello everyone and welcome back for a new post in the blog’s From Authors to Authors series. Our guide today is Clare London who will guide you through the maze of writing great blurbs and explain why you should never underestimate their power. I know we all complain about writing blurbs quite

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    Author Problems: How to Deal with Low Book Sales and Authors Quitting

Author Problems: How to Deal with Low Book Sales and Authors Quitting

This is a topic I’ve been thinking about for a while now. Book sales are low, authors aren’t making any money, writers are giving up, authors are quitting. It’s better to try anything else except writing fiction, because that’s not going to get you any money. Over the last couple

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    Author Life: Traveling to the UK and Attending Birmingham Pride

Author Life: Traveling to the UK and Attending Birmingham Pride

The last weekend of May was when Birmingham Pride happened this year. I traveled to the UK to attend this amazing weekend event with my great friend and fellow author Taylin Clavelli. It’s been quite the experience for me, especially since I was flying into a country with its terror

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    From Authors to Authors: Who’s Singing Your Song? Point of View in Writing

From Authors to Authors: Who’s Singing Your Song? Point of View in Writing

Hello everyone and welcome back to a new post in our From Authors to Authors series. Anna Butler is back with a piece on point of view in writing. Stay tuned for this week’s amazing post highlighting the ins and outs of POV. Point of View in Writing – Who’s Singing Your Song?

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    From Authors to Authors: The Importance of Writing Great Setting

From Authors to Authors: The Importance of Writing Great Setting

Characterisation, POV, plot, theme, conflict, sex. . . How many times have we heard these are what our books live or die by? Okay, maybe not sex. Or then again, maybe, depending on the type of book you’re writing. But writing great setting? No, not so much. A book’s setting

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