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50 creative writing prompts by Now Novel

50 creative writing prompts to enrich your craft

Creative writing prompts provide a useful way to jog inspiration and get into an inventive frame of mind. Try these creative writing exercises focused on individual elements of storytelling: Point of view, tense, dialogue, character and more. When you’re finished, post your result to your Scribble Pad on Now Novel and share for feedback from […]

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how to start writing a novel - how to write when you're stuck

How to start writing a novel if stuck: 8 steps

If you feel you don’t know how to start writing a novel, you don’t need a ‘how to write a novel for dummies’ book. There are several reasons why you could feel too unprepared to begin: Uncertainty about the merits of your story idea, lack of research and other preparation, or simply being new to novel-writing […]

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Now Novel shares top tips on how to become a novelist

How to become a novelist: 10 top authors’ tips

  Published authors know there are many steps to how to become a novelist. You need discipline,  imagination and planning skills to become a writer. These ten helpful quotes by bestselling authors describe some of the most important steps to becoming a writer. When you’re finished reading, try the now novel process to finish writing a book. […]

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How to be inspired to write - 10 ideas

How to be inspired to write every day: 10 ideas

Writer’s block might visit sometimes, but you can learn how to be inspired to write every day. Feeling ‘uninspired’ can mean many things: That you aren’t giving yourself enough breaks, that you’re being perfectionist and holding yourself to impossible standards, or it can mean that you genuinely are fresh out of ideas. Try these 10 […]

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How to get inspired to write

How to get inspired to write: 8 effective approaches

Knowing how to get inspired to write quickly will help you rediscover your creative spark when you feel stuck. Here are 8 ways to reconnect with your storytelling gift: 1: Do free writing on a chosen topic Free writing is a great exercise to get ideas flowing when you are feeling stuck. It also helps […]

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How to find story ideas

How to find story ideas: 15 easy methods

Story ideas lie waiting in the unlikeliest (as well as most obvious) places. You could find an idea for the next bestseller while channel-surfing (as The Hunger Games’ author did) or by actively hunting an idea worthy of your commitment and creative energy. Read 15 methods that will help you create a good list of book ideas: (more…)

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