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How to write a rough draft | Now Novel

How to write a rough draft: Finish your novel faster

In learning how to write a rough draft, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach that suits every writer equally. This being said, writing a story draft as quickly as possible helps. Working quicker for the first pass helps to keep you from becoming discouraged or losing interest in your story idea. If you need to speed up your first […]

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Build confidence in writing: 21 motivating quotes

What are the major challenges aspiring writers face? This is something we’ve been asking you in a poll on the blog recently and your responses have been informative and interesting. Many writers list confidence in writing as a challenge, so without further ado here are 21 quotes that will help you to persevere and finish […]

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How to keep motivated after the first draft

Some writers struggle through first drafts and thrive on revisions, but for those who don’t, staying motivated after the first draft can present a real roadblock in finishing a novel. However, there are a number of strategies you can use to maintain your motivation and keep going even when that motivation lags. Many writers experience […]

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