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11 tips: How to write even when you don’t want to

This week we have a guest post for you by writer and blogger Ben Schmitt of The Authors’ Nook. Ben offers some practical advice on how to write a book when you’re lacking in motivation: Do you enjoy writing, but every once and a while it’s the last thing in the world you want to […]

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Overcoming writing obstacles: Zainul Khan

At Now Novel we love receiving feedback from writers, especially when it concerns overcoming writing obstacles. We recently heard from one Zainul Khan, an ex-captain of the Indian Army and fiction writer. Mr Khan kindly agreed to talking about his eventful life and writing development in a guest writer interview. He has written several books, […]

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Writing inspiration: 11 authors on how to get inspired to write

Countless writers throughout the history of the novel have spoken of ‘The Muse’, a personification of the writing inspiration that visits us. This week we have a bumper guest post: we asked several writers and lit bloggers whose work collectively spans nearly every genre from historical fiction to sci-fi to tell us about their top […]

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Historical fiction: 7 elements of research

This week we’re lucky to be featuring a guest post by author and historical fiction blogger M.K. Tod of A Writer of History. Mary provides valuable insights into the particular research required of the historical fiction writer, along with practical advice for sourcing the factual material that will help bring a bygone era to life […]

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How a Novel Ends

[This week we’re fortunate to have successful author Warren Adler with us, giving his insights on how a novel ends.] Roderick Thorp was part of a small group of novelists who came together on a monthly basis in the late eighties in Los Angeles to chew the fat. Rod had made a breakthrough success at […]

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