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We made a handy #infographic to show you 7 ways you can #write your #novel outline.


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Draft Two

2nd Draft

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Character profile
A Writer's StoryBoards card - Make a scene!

Using Tarot

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Tips for Writing From a Female POV
Tips to writing from a Male POV
Explore how to write from a guy’s POV as told by a guy! Learn some really awesome insights into a guy’s mind that you will find helpful (and maybe even surprising) in your writing.


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Bahaha! What I've always said about walking through a forest! Which is why I gave my characters the hardest time walking through a forest (sorry, characters)
10 facts about the woods that most writers are getting wrong.


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Body language cheat sheet // funny pictures - funny photos - funny images - funny pics - funny quotes - #lol #humor #funnypictures
Body Language – Cheat Sheet
Infographic: Can You Read Emotions?

Body Language

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Want to spice up the dialogue in your #NaNoWriMo novel? Here are some voice descriptions for your characters. #writingtips
7 Tips for Writing Emotion Into Your Story - as writers, one of our biggest fears to to have somebody read our books and not be emotionally engaged. Here are 7 pointers to help avoid this pitfall.


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7 Unreliable Narrators to Twist Your Next Plot. Different character types that help you pull off a surprising plot twist.
7 Unreliable Narrators to Twist Your Next Plot. Different character types that help you pull off a surprising plot twist.
Many narrator types exist, and understanding their differences will help you choose the best narrator for your novel.


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Here are some fun, interactive, and creative poetry activities by Bespoke ELA to get your students hooked on poetry.   This list includes 5 creative writing poetry activities as well as 5 unique poetry analysis strategies.  These are great activities for introducing a poetry unit and are great ideas to integrate into poetry anthologies!
I love these FREE poetry templates!  So easy to teach haiku, cinquain, and diamante.  These were perfect for my writing center, and easy to make a quick bulletin board.  The perfect addition to any poetry or writer's workshop.
I'm Emily, an 18 year old from Surrey studying for a BA in English Literature at the University of...

Poetry and Songwriting

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How To Not Give Up On Writing A Book
First draft tips.
The First Draft

1st Draft

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Caleb Galloway shares what he has learned on his short story writing journey.
How to Write a Short Story from Start to Finish - #storytelling
Hannah Heath: 6 Reasons You Should Be Writing Short Stories....And 5 Tips to Help You Get Started

Short Stories

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Condensing a novel into a short, enticing book blurb that convinces readers to buy is no easy task. If you have no idea what to include in your blurb, this simple outline of the must-haves will help!
Infographic: Guide To Using Pinterest for Writers. Ways you never thought of to write better and get readers using Pinterest.
Stop doing sales-pitchy ads for your book! Discover 3 creative ways to spotlight your book without selling out in the process!

Marketing and Social Media

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How to Write Through Stressful Times. Writing Motivation.
A Manifesto For Writers - to keep you motivated, inspired and enthusiastic about the act of writing. |
How to Write in Coffee Shops | Writing in a coffee shop seems like a writer's dream, but how do you actually get anything done? Check out this post for tips on writing in coffee shops.


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7 Tips for Writing Realistic Dialogue: Does all of your dialogue sound the same, no matter who’s talking? Have you had feedback saying that your dialogue is awkward or unrealistic? Nearly any book about writing fiction will have a section on dialogue. Consider this a quick reference or summary. These are my top 7 tips for writing realistic dialogue:
These tips will help your write better dialogue.
One not on there that should be added: they say nonsense when overly excited or upset


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A Writer's List of Mythical Creatures and Beings #writers #fantasy #writing
This is EXACTLY how I think about writing. I even watched that TED Talk...I'm glad to know I'm not crazy.
7 things authors should know cybernetics. #ScienceInSF #writetip

SciFi and Fantasy

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14 Tumblr Users Who May Or May Not Be Planning A Murder
Ya know, just in case you gotta poison one of your characters
Just for reference...

Fights and Violence

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(You don't have to do all of this at once to have a good chapter but it's important to know what elements will make a good chapter lol)
crafting your inciting incident #NaNoWriMo #plotting #writing #writetip
A Novel's opening chapter must accomplish certain goals, while remembering two best practices. Read these tips on how to write a novel.


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Dos and Don'ts for the Last 10,000 Words of your story #writing
10 Different ways to end your Novel
The climax is the peak of tension and conflict in a novel. Learn about the 4 elements that the best climaxes have. Analyze the climax of bestselling & award-winning modern fiction. Plus, get exercises and prompts so aspiring authors can practice writing fiction. Click to get started writing your epic climax today!


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The Writers Spot 200 Words that describe light
military ranks. so helpful for non-military minds.
5 Weak Words to Avoid & What to Use Instead (Infographic)

What's that Word?

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A Novel Idea is a six month series that will teach you how to write a novel. You'll have a first draft by the summer!
Need inspiration, ideas, or just a kick in the rear? Get writing with my favorite blogs for fiction writers!
Get learning (for free)!

Creativity and Inspiration

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How to Write a Binge-Worthy Book Series via Jenny Bravo
With the rise of e-books, serial stories are much more common. Here are some tips if you want to write your own.
Are you itching to write a series? Here are my tips and insights into what it takes to write an amazing anchor series that will allow you to continue your passion! Writing Tips, Writing Advice, Author, Novel, Book, Characters, Creative Writing, Writing Quotes, Book Editing, How to Write a Book, Creative Writing, Writing Fiction, Character Development, Freelance Editor, Beta Reder, Self Editing, Book Marketing, Outlining, Book Marketing #authorblog #writingblog #writingtips #writingadvice

Write a Series

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Dropping Clues and Hiding Secrets Like J. K. Rowling, Part 1: Diverting Attention with Action
Dropping Clues and Hiding Secrets Like J. K. Rowling, Part 2: Divert Attention with Jokes and Ridiculous Statements
Dropping Clues and Hiding Secrets Like J. K. Rowling, Part 4: Hiding Clues in Lists of Interesting Things

Hiding Secrets and Clues

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Editing steps
My #1 most favorite way to get students to actively revise and edit their writing!
Go Teen Writers: Editing in Layers: Seven Things to Search For In Your Manuscript


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How to Write a Novel Even if You're a New Writer
Novel in a Month Notebook (Free Printable PDF)

Getting Started

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