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5 Ways to Help Writers During the Pandemic (+Giveaways to Get You Started) - Helping Writers Become Authors

5 Ways to Help Writers During the Pandemic (+Giveaways to Get You Started) - Helping Writers Become Authors

Want to help writers during the pandemic? Here are five ideas--along with giveaways to help you get started in bolstering the writing community.

How to Decide if You Should Use a Real-Life Setting in Your Story - Helping Writers Become Authors

How to Decide if You Should Use a Real-Life Setting in Your Story - Helping Writers Become Authors

How can authors decide when a real-life setting would be preferable to a made-up setting?

4 Questions to Prevent Plot Holes - Helping Writers Become Authors Fiction Writing, Writing Advice, Writing Resources, Jump The Shark, Plot Holes, Grammar Tips, Story Structure, Hero's Journey, Authors

4 Questions to Prevent Plot Holes - Helping Writers Become Authors

Whether you're outlining or editing, here are four questions you can ask to help identify, rectify, or prevent plot holes.

The #1 Factor to Consider When Choosing POV Characters - Helping Writers Become Authors Writing Resources, Writing Tips, Writing Prompts, William Faulkner, Resolutions, Creative Writing, Factors, Writers, Muse

The #1 Factor to Consider When Choosing POV Characters - Helping Writers Become Authors

Take a look at how William Faulkner’s The Town shows that carefully choosing POV characters can powerfully influence and control your entire story.

How to Get Stuff Done as a Writer (or How This INTJ Leverages Her Te) - Helping Writers Become Authors Editing Writing, Fiction Writing, Writing Advice, Start Writing, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing A Book, Outlining A Novel, Plotting A Novel

How to Get Stuff Done as a Writer (or How This INTJ Leverages Her Te) - Helping Writers Become Authors

Sooner or later, procrastination is stumbling block for most of us. As an INTJ, here are my top four tips for how to get stuff done as a writer.

The 3 Acts of a Writer's Life-Or How Your Age Affects Your Writing - Helping Writers Become Authors Fiction Writing, Writing Advice, Writing Resources, Writing A Book, Outlining A Novel, Plotting A Novel, A Writer's Life, Writing Process, Authors

The 3 Acts of a Writer's Life-Or How Your Age Affects Your Writing - Helping Writers Become Authors

Writing looks a little different in every stage of a writer's life. Here's a look at the way your age affects your writing in the Three Acts of your life.

Using All Four Cognitive Functions as a Writer - Helping Writers Become Authors Fiction Writing, Writing Advice, Writing Resources, Writing A Book, Alternative Education, Creativity Exercises, Writers Notebook, Informational Writing, Creativity Quotes

Using All Four Cognitive Functions as a Writer - Helping Writers Become Authors

How to better understand the four cognitive functions as a writer by consciously developing them-- Intuition, Sensing, Thinking, and Feeling.

5 Elements of a Resonant Closing Line - Helping Writers Become Authors Writing Resources, Writing Prompts, Authors, Writers, 5 Elements, Outline, Closer, Knowledge, Articles

5 Elements of a Resonant Closing Line - Helping Writers Become Authors

Explore five elements that will help you craft a closing line that caps your entire story and leaves readers with a feeling of unforgettable resonance.

Editing Your Novel Q&A - Helping Writers Become Authors Book Writing Tips, Editing Writing, Writing Resources, Copy Editing, Write Every Day, Grammar Tips, How To Stay Motivated, Book Crafts, Writing Inspiration

Editing Your Novel Q&A - Helping Writers Become Authors

Have questions about editing your novel? The best way to find good answers is to ask good questions. Here are eight excellent questions about editing.

5 Fun and Easy Ways to Lengthen Word Count - Helping Writers Become Authors Writing Resources, Writing Prompts, Authors, Writers, Interior Monologue, Creative Writing Tips, Short Novels, Lists To Make, More Words

5 Fun and Easy Ways to Lengthen Word Count - Helping Writers Become Authors

What if your manuscript is too short and you need to lengthen word count? Here's how to add more meat to your story in a meaningful way.

 Distraction: 13 Tips for Writers in the Age of the Internet - Helping Writers Become Authors Writing Resources, Writing Tips, Writing Prompts, Authors, Writers, Grammar Tips, Check Email, Hero's Journey, Old Computers

Creativity vs. Distraction: 13 Tips for Writers in the Age of the Internet - Helping Writers Become Authors

Controlling and cutting down on distraction is the first step in reclaiming our full creative capacity. Here are 13 tips to get started!

Critique: 7 Possible Hooks for Your Opening Chapter - by K. Writing Genres, Book Writing Tips, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Blog Writing, Writing Ideas, Creative Writing, In Medias Res, Rogue Planet

Critique: 7 Possible Hooks for Your Opening Chapter - Helping Writers Become Authors

In order to grab readers, you'll need to consider several specific types of hooks for your opening chapter. You may want to use one--or all of them.

Most Common Writing Mistakes: Are Your Verbs Showing or Telling? - Helping Writers Become Authors for writers, Most Common Writing Mistakes: Are Your Verbs Showing or Telling Fiction Writing, Writing Advice, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing A Book, Writing Prompts, Writing Ideas, Writing Skills, Writing Workshop

Most Common Writing Mistakes: Character Overload - Helping Writers Become Authors

When authors are dealing with large casts of characters, readers sometimes find themselves in grave danger of character overload.

Looking for a book editor to help you edit your book? Check out this list of editors compiled by KM Weiland of Helping Writers Become Authors. Each editor recommendation comes from a fiction writing expert or a satisfied client! Editing Writing, Fiction Writing, Writing Help, Writing A Book, Writing Tips, Writing Process, Writing Corner, Writing Resources, Common Core Writing

Need a Good Book Editor? Top Up-to-Date Recommendations - Helping Writers Become Authors

Need a good book editor? Here's an up-to-date list of top recommendations, including basic info about their services, rates, and specialties.

Should You Put Dream Sequences in Your Story? - Helping Writers Become Authors Writing Resources, Writing Prompts, Authors, Writers, Creative Writing Tips, Your Story, Novels, Fiction, How Are You Feeling

Should You Put Dream Sequences in Your Story? - Helping Writers Become Authors

Consider some of these reasons why dream sequences in your story may end up creating more trouble for readers than they're worth.

Should You Put Dream Sequences in Your Story? - Helping Writers Become Authors Writing Resources, Writing Prompts, Authors, Writers, Creative Writing Tips, Your Story, Novels, Fiction, How Are You Feeling

Should You Put Dream Sequences in Your Story? - Helping Writers Become Authors

Consider some of these reasons why dream sequences in your story may end up creating more trouble for readers than they're worth.

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