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

4 Practical Exercises to Improve Writing Skills (and Keep Practicing)
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4 Practical Exercises to Improve Writing Skills (and Keep Practicing)

The article 4 Practical Exercises to Improve Writing Skills (and Keep Practicing) appeared first on The Write Practice. Have you ever heard what people tell kids who want to play sports? Practice. Did you grow up with music lessons? You’ve probably heard the same thing. Keep practicing. But can you apply the same philosophy to Read more

How to Become a Successful Writer: 5 Productivity Tools
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How to Become a Successful Writer: 5 Productivity Tools

The article How to Become a Successful Writer: 5 Productivity Tools appeared first on The Write Practice. Have you ever wondered how some writers publish a book or more a year? Do they have a secret that could teach you how to become a successful writer? Are there tools you could use to make you equally Read more

4 Keys Reasons Planning a Novel Speeds Up Your Writing Process
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4 Keys Reasons Planning a Novel Speeds Up Your Writing Process

The article 4 Keys Reasons Planning a Novel Speeds Up Your Writing Process appeared first on The Write Practice. Do you dread planning a novel, or love it? Plotters and pantsers often have different perspectives—but which one are you?  Declaring yourself as a plotter or pantser is like being asked to pick a house in Read more

What Should Be Included in Your First Draft?
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What Should Be Included in Your First Draft?

The article What Should Be Included in Your First Draft? appeared first on The Write Practice. What should be included in your first draft? Writing the first draft of a book is incredibly difficult. So much so that many writers don’t even finish their first draft. Why is this? And how can we prevent this Read more