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final fixes we need to make to character, plot, and setting

Write Your Novel In A Year – Week 14: Final Fixes

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we talk about the final fixes we need to make to character, plot, and setting for our works in progress. Welcome to week 14 of Anthony’s series that aims to help you write a novel in…
Why Is My Word Count Too High?

Why Is My Word Count Too High?

Too much of everything - Three simple rewriting tips What happens when you get to end of your story and your word count is way over what it should be? You probably have a cast of 30 minor characters, 12 sub-plots, 20 settings, and long sentences…
Confessions Of A Serial Under-Writer

Confessions Of A Serial Under-Writer

Less is more - unless you under-write. Most writers over-write, especially in the beginning. They tend to pad stories and sentences with useless descriptions (even really good or beautiful descriptions can be useless) and boring backstory. They add and explain and include. The only advice…
Rewriting Checklist For Authors

Rewriting Checklist For Authors

Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. Use this rewriting checklist for authors to help you finish your book. The first draft of your novel is a sketch. It is a rough piece of writing where you have worked out a shape of a…
5 Ways To Get Your Book Lean And Fit

5 Ways To Get Your Book Lean And Fit

Writers Write is a writing resource. In this post, we suggest that it’s time to get your book lean and fit. It is spring in the southern hemisphere and I sniff at the steam rising from my cup-a-soup. I sniff in the hope that it…
6 Things Alcohol Taught Me About Writing

6 Things Alcohol Taught Me About Writing

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, Mia Botha shares 6 things alcohol taught her about writing. [We recently posted about Writers of Substance (Abuse). Maybe this made Mia Botha think about writing and drinking. Maybe not. We hope you enjoy this post as…
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