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What to Do After Writing a Book: The Do’s and Dont’s

The article What to Do After Writing a Book: The Do’s and Dont’s appeared first on The Write Practice. If you’ve finished writing a first draft, you’ve accomplished something huge. You should be proud of yourself! But once the celebration dies down, you might experience a moment of silence as you look at your finished manuscript. Read more

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Plot Treatment: 4 Simple Steps to Plan A Story’s Second Draft

The article Plot Treatment: 4 Simple Steps to Plan A Story’s Second Draft appeared first on The Write Practice. First drafts are ugly, as they’re intended to be. Frankly, if your first draft isn’t full of run-on sentences, plot holes, and poorly developed characters, you might be doing something wrong. With the hardest part done, Read more

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Why Are Characters Important in a Story? 4 Ways Essential Characters Make Contributions

The article Why Are Characters Important in a Story? 4 Ways Essential Characters Make Contributions appeared first on The Write Practice. As a writer, you know that a story can’t exist without characters. But have you ever wondered: “Why are characters important in a story?” Perhaps you’ve questioned an even tougher problem: “When is a Read more

Writing Success: 3 Easy Steps to Developing Your Writing System
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Writing Success: 3 Easy Steps to Developing Your Writing System

The article Writing Success: 3 Easy Steps to Developing Your Writing System appeared first on The Write Practice. Have you tried writing a book but failed to finish it? Do you wish you could have some writing success, but each time you set out on an idea, something stops you? Do you have a writing Read more

Plotter vs. Pantser: When to Plot, When to Pants, and When to Combine Them
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Plotter vs. Pantser: When to Plot, When to Pants, and When to Combine Them

The article Plotter vs. Pantser: When to Plot, When to Pants, and When to Combine Them appeared first on The Write Practice. How do you plan a story? Do you get caught up in the plotter vs. pantser debate and struggle to plan (or write) your story because of this? If you’re a writer, you’ve Read more

How to Revise a Novel: A Revision List to Edit With Confidence
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How to Revise a Novel: A Revision List to Edit With Confidence

The article How to Revise a Novel: A Revision List to Edit With Confidence appeared first on The Write Practice. Finishing a first draft is a huge deal. If you just accomplished this, be proud of yourself! At the same time, you might be wondering how to revise a novel after that first draft is Read more

Writer’s Burnout: 6 Helpful Ways Any Writer Can Use to Overcome Burnout
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Writer’s Burnout: 6 Helpful Ways Any Writer Can Use to Overcome Burnout

The article Writer’s Burnout: 6 Helpful Ways Any Writer Can Use to Overcome Burnout appeared first on The Write Practice. Have you ever started writing a book with a burst of energy and enthusiasm? Did you feel like your fingers were flying off the keyboards, and then somewhere in the manuscript…they stopped. Have you ever Read more

Scene Outline: How to Write Faster by Developing a List of Scenes
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Scene Outline: How to Write Faster by Developing a List of Scenes

The article Scene Outline: How to Write Faster by Developing a List of Scenes appeared first on The Write Practice. Are you trying to write faster? Writing a scene outline might be exactly what you need. But what is a scene outline, and how you can create one that help direct your story while giving Read more

Ending of Stories: How Planning an Ending Will Help You Write Faster
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Ending of Stories: How Planning an Ending Will Help You Write Faster

The article Ending of Stories: How Planning an Ending Will Help You Write Faster appeared first on The Write Practice. Readers love the ending of stories, but do you feel like you don’t know how to write a really good ending? It may seem a little odd to talk about story endings when you haven’t Read more

What I Learned From Launching a Book
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What I Learned From Launching a Book

The article What I Learned From Launching a Book appeared first on The Write Practice. Have you ever tried launching a book? Does the idea alone intimidate you, or make you feel completely lost? When launching a book, there’s a lot to learn. Not surprisingly, the best advice comes from writers who have experience in Read more