Anthony Ehlers

52 Weeks To Finish A Book

Write Your Novel In A Year

In 2016, Anthony Ehlers created a series called Write Your Novel In A Year. Over 52 weeks, he shared his process and guided writers through the beginning, middle, and endings of their books. You can use this to plan and write your own novel in 2018.…

The 6 Best Scenarios For Your Holiday Story

Ready For A Vacay? Why do we love stories, novels and movies with a holiday theme? One reason is because we all relate to the idea of a vacation. Another reason is that these stories bring together characters and, as writers, offer us great opportunity to…

Why Your Characters’ Names Are Your Secret Ingredient

What we name the characters in our stories is important, don’t you think? Would James Bond be as iconic if he didn’t have those flat, blunt syllables in his moniker? I don’t think we’d follow his adventures if he was called Ainsley Anderson or Lindsay…
6 Myths About Genre That Should Be Shattered

6 Myths About Genre That Should Be Shattered

The boundary lines of genre have become a lot more fluid in recent years, especially since the boom of online fiction, self-publishing and independent publishing. However, it is still important to understand the role of genre for the author who wants to establish a brand…

5 Ways To Trust Your Instinct For Storytelling

We are all born with an instinct for storytelling and narrative. And not just writers, singers, painters or photographers—the art belongs to us as an innately creative species, don’t you think? Right now, you’re thinking that this doesn’t apply to you. “I don’t have that…

7 Simple Tips To Organise Your Research

As a writer, research is a vital part of putting together your novel or your non-fiction book. While we usually keep our manuscript in a document file, sometimes our research can become a bit chaotic and all over the place and, when we’re looking for…

3 Other Ways To Write That Happy Ever After Ending

Walking Into The Sunset We won’t always admit it, but most of us love a happy ending to a story. How many movies or TV shows have we watched with the cliché ‘into the sunset’ ending – either the lone hero riding off into the…
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