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9 ways to reclaim your writing groove

Here are some tips to reclaim your writing groove and get back into that writer’s seat

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Writing coach Nerine Dorman on YA, sci-fi and fantasy

We chat to fantasy, sci-fi and YA author, editor and writing coach Nerine Dorman about worldbuilding, common writing mistakes, and curating story anthologies for HorrorFest.

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Story coach Arja Salafranca on writing and editing

Now Novel story coach Arja Salafranca chats to co-founder Brendan McNulty about writing poetry and prose, editing, the benefits of keeping journals, and more.

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Manuscript assessments: 6 insights from writing reports

Manuscript assessments provide a useful means to attain big-picture insights into your draft. Read six ideas from an editor drawn from writing reader reports.

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Writing resources: Our best of 2021

Read some of the ‘greatest hits’ from the Now Novel blog in 2021, advice and ideas from our writing webinars, and favorite recent articles from other writing hubs

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Tips when writing a book: Top 10 from Now Novel’s webinars

Many tips to remember to when writing a book are shared in writing seminars, interviews, critique circles and webinars around the world. Here are ten curated from Now Novel’s monthly writing webinars where authors from 5 continents come together to discuss writing craft:

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Help with writing: 6 tips for getting critiques

There are many options for getting help with writing online. Here are 6 tips to get the maximum benefit from writing critiques:

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Story outlining: 7 ways to use Now Novel’s dashboard

Whether you’re outlining a new story idea or finding ways to connect scenes you’ve drafted into a structured narrative, use the Now Novel dashboard to finish easier. Use our story outlining tool to:

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Updating our online writing tools: 8 lessons and changes

Over the past year, we’ve spoken to Now Novel members and visitors to better understand your writing challenges and processes.  We’ve funneled the insights people shared into exciting improvements to our story brainstorming and outlining tools, now live. Here are 8 lessons we learned and how we used them to develop a better online writing tool:

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