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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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Writing productivity tools and apps that help you work smarter

7 writing productivity tools to work smarter

Writing productivity tools and apps make it easier to structure your work and maximize what you get out of available writing hours. Here are 7 tools and apps that will help you finish a book this year: 1. Google Docs It’s tricky keeping productive when you have countless other demands on your time. Google Docs is […]

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First draft writing - 7 tips from Now Novel

First draft writing: 7 tips for simpler, easier drafting

Of all the stages of writing a novel, first draft writing is often most challenging. Because your novel is still a blank canvas, structuring your writing process can be tricky. Here are seven tips on draft writing that will make it easier to speed along to a complete first draft: (more…)

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Breaking a novel up into manageable tasks

One of the difficult aspects of finishing a novel is that the project can seem so overwhelming you may not know where to begin. However, using the tips below, you can break your novel down into tasks that are manageable. First, decide when you want to finish your first draft. Next, break your novel down […]

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