Writing rituals and good habits in writing are hard to develop, but once you’ve got them you might just have a great writing process for life.
Mentors are invaluable in every walk of life. Yet there’s nowhere they are more useful than in novel-writing. Learn why you should consider working with a writing mentor on your next story:
Respected authors from around the world often share useful advice and ideas on writing. World Book Day is all about celebrating ‘the power of books to promote open and inclusive knowledge societies’, as UNESCO says. With that in mind, here are valuable insights from authors from the USA to Peru, Nigeria to Russia:
Inspirational writing quotes by insightful, established fiction authors will help you when you’re feeling stuck. Here are 15 quotes on writing and finding ideas for books as well as finding the courage and motivation to tell your story:
Published authors know there are many steps to how to become a novelist. You need discipline, imagination and planning skills to become a writer. These ten helpful quotes by bestselling authors describe some of the most important steps to becoming a writer. When you’re finished reading, try the now novel process to finish writing a book.
This week we’ve put together an A to Z of our favorite authors’ helpful writing quotes, categorized by subject from ‘anti-hero’ to ‘YA’. Use the links below to jump to your favorite section. Share on social media and let us know in the comments section which are your favorites:
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 writing your novel:
All fiction writers want to write well. Here are 9 famous authors on writing well and mastering the art of fiction:
Learning how to self-edit your writing empowers you to polish your prose. Ernest Hemingway famously quipped that you should ‘write drunk and edit sober’. You need a state of mental clarity that allows you to be methodical when editing.