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Motivation and Productivity

Motivation and Productivity

Today we thought we’d look at the topics of Motivation and Productivity in creative writing with advice from┬áSuzanne Lieurance on Women Writers, Women(‘s) Books and Susan Dennard from The Write Life. Although we should say now that the advice from one of these wonderful women resulted, for the first time I think, a response from …

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Historical Novels

Over the history of writing Historical Novels have always been popular, however they can be quite difficult to write due to one problem – how do you balance the history and the fiction. We’ll look at this issue by first considering some general advice about how to write historical fiction before looking for some tips …

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Word Counts

Word Counts

One of the best known tips for any writer, whether starting out or starting on the 15th novel, is to write every day. However, there is an obvious response to this piece of advice, how long should we write for? For most people this question is answered using word counts – something which is very …

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