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New Post has been published on http://www.nownovel.com/blog/gabriel-garcia-marquez-description/What Gabriel Garcia Marquez can teach us about description
Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez was praised for his lyrical, vivid descriptions among other aspects of his work. By studying his prose, writers can learn more about how to use description effectively in their own work.

The most famous works of Garcia Marquez are the novels One …

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What Gabriel Garcia Marquez can teach us about description

Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez was praised for his lyrical, vivid descriptions among other aspects of his work. By studying his prose, writers can learn more about how to use description effectively in their own work. The most famous works of Garcia Marquez are the novels One …

New Post has been published on http://www.nownovel.com/blog/learn-write-youre-reading/How to learn to write while you’re reading

We become writers because we love to read. However, once we learn to read as writers, we can use what we learn to strengthen our own novels.

Sometimes, writers will complain that they no longer have time to read, but reading is important for writers at every stage of their careers. …

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How to learn to write while you’re reading

We become writers because we love to read. However, once we learn to read as writers, we can use what we learn to strengthen our own novels. Sometimes, writers will complain that they no longer have time to read, but reading is important for writers at every stage of their careers. …

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5 easy ways to research your novel

Writers tend to be split in their feelings about research with some enjoying it and others dreading it. Almost every writer will need to do at least a little research from time to time, but there are a number of methods available to get your the …

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5 easy ways to research your novel Writers tend to be split in their feelings about research with some enjoying it and others dreading it. Almost every writer will need to do at least a little research from time to time, but there are a number of methods available to get your the …

New Post has been published on http://www.nownovel.com/blog/titles-sing-2/Titles that sing 



 

 

Although it is said that you can’t judge a book by its cover, most of us would have to admit we have been attracted to or put off a book by its title. A good title is essential for your novel, but how do you choose the right one?

For a lucky few works or …

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Titles that sing

      Although it is said that you can’t judge a book by its cover, most of us would have to admit we have been attracted to or put off a book by its title. A good title is essential for your novel, but how do you choose the right one? For a lucky few works or …

New Post has been published on http://www.nownovel.com/blog/rise-book-blog-tours/The Rise of Book Blog Tours 

 

 

Nobody can dispute the power of social media. The digital age is well and truly upon us, and anyone who digs their heels in and clings to the old ways will be left “holding the bag”. But where to start? Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr…the list is end …

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The Rise of Book Blog Tours

    Nobody can dispute the power of social media. The digital age is well and truly upon us, and anyone who digs their heels in and clings to the old ways will be left “holding the bag”. But where to start? Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr…the list is end …

New Post has been published on http://www.nownovel.com/blog/151-important-novel-writing-resources/151 must visit writing websites
While there are some excellent books on writing, the web is also filled with terrific sites on the topic. Here are 151 of the very best, and they’re organised for you by subject and genre.

Structure and Plot

	Screenwriting Tips for Authors is the blog of screenwriter and novelist Al …

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151 must visit writing websites

While there are some excellent books on writing, the web is also filled with terrific sites on the topic. Here are 151 of the very best, and they’re organised for you by subject and genre. Structure and Plot Screenwriting Tips for Authors is the blog of screenwriter and novelist Al …

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Writers often spend a great deal of time developing their protagonists only to neglect their villains. However, a well-developed villain is just as important as the protagonist to a story’s success.

A villain who is too evil or not evil enough, a villain who is one-dimensional or a …

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Creating a great villian

Writers often spend a great deal of time developing their protagonists only to neglect their villains. However, a well-developed villain is just as important as the protagonist to a story’s success. A villain who is too evil or not evil enough, a villain who is one-dimensional or a …

New Post has been published on http://www.nownovel.com/blog/create-tension-writing/How to create tension in your writing

Tension is a key element for your novel that keeps your reader turning pages, but how do you create that suspense and sustain it across the length of an entire book? Here are eight tips that can help develop that tension.

	Create engaging characters. Your readers need to care what …

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How to create tension in your writing

Tension is a key element for your novel that keeps your reader turning pages, but how do you create that suspense and sustain it across the length of an entire book? Here are eight tips that can help develop that tension. Create engaging characters. Your readers need to care what …

New Post has been published on http://www.nownovel.com/blog/structure-story-tips-joseph-cambells-mythology/How to structure your story: tips from Joseph Cambell’s mythology

Joseph Campbell was a writer who identified a structure common to many myths that he named the hero’s journey. Writers can use the stages of the hero’s journey to structure their own fiction regardless of the genre or type of story they are telling.

Campbell combined his knowledge of …

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How to structure your story: tips from Joseph Cambell’s mythology

Joseph Campbell was a writer who identified a structure common to many myths that he named the hero’s journey. Writers can use the stages of the hero’s journey to structure their own fiction regardless of the genre or type of story they are telling. Campbell combined his knowledge of …