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Editing novel drafts like a pro: 8 tips

Editing novel drafts requires a specific set of skills. It’s wise to use a professional editor if you are serious about getting published. Even so, editing your manuscript well before you share your first draft with an editor will save time by streamlining the book editing process. Here are 8 tips for editing your own novel like a […]

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How can I get help writing a book? 7 tips

If you’ve always wanted to write a novel but don’t know where to start, or you start writing your book and get stuck, you’re probably asking ‘How can I get help writing a book?’ It’s easy to find help with each part of writing. So how can I get help writing a book? 1. Join […]

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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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End writing procrastination now: 7 steps

What if you could stop procrastinating now and start or finish writing a book? We recently asked you what your largest writing challenges were. Many of you responded that procrastination keeps you from fulfilling your dream of finishing a novel. In this post you can read 7 steps to take to end writing procrastination and become […]

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Now Novel online writing groups: Improve your writing

We’re excited to announce our new website feature is live: Now Novel’s online writing groups. ‘Groups’ combines our helpful critique system with sociable, motivating online writing groups. Now you can chat to other writers who share your genre and other interests right from the dashboard and prioritize reading the latest critique submissions by writers who […]

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How to give constructive criticism to other writers

Giving constructive criticism to other writers is a valuable process for both the critique-giver and receiver. Just as there are techniques that can improve your writing, you can also improve your critiquing skills. Here are nine tips that will show you how to give constructive criticism: Reading as a writer Reading to critique is different […]

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