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GIVEAWAY: 1-Year Membership to the Writers Guild

GIVEAWAY: 1-Year Membership to the Writers Guild

When you’re determined to reach a goal, you will put all your time and effort into it and get it done. Or will you? The truth is that no matter how much you want to lose weight, train for a marathon, or write a novel – sometimes you can’t get it done by yourself. But you don’t have to. You can get...

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5 Reasons You Should Try National Novel Writing Month

5 Reasons You Should Try National Novel Writing Month

With Christmas stuff in stores and Halloween rapidly approaching, you know that November is almost here. If you’re a writer, you’ve probably heard of National Novel Writing Month, short NaNoWriMo. During NaNoWriMo, writers commit to writing 50,000 words in one month. At first glance, this sounds a bit steep,...

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Author Spotlight - Kianna Alexander

Author Spotlight - Kianna Alexander

Kianna Alexander is living the dream. She’s been a published author since 2009. Her latest accomplishment is her finished manuscript for the third book in her Sapphire Shores series. The first book was released in December of 2017, and book two just came out in September 2018. Kianna used Novelize to write book three, which is scheduled to be released in May 2019. This interview with her tells you how she did it and offers some tips for aspiring writers, too.

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ProWritingAid: Professional Editing Tool for Your Novel

ProWritingAid: Professional Editing Tool for Your Novel

Over a year and a half ago, I discovered the writing tool that makes your editor obsolete. The tool is still available today and just as useful as it was back in 2016. It’s called Pro Writing Aid. If you’re already using Grammarly, you may think you don’t need this. But ProWritingAid is so much more than...

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How to Use Grammarly for Writing Your Novel with Novelize

How to Use Grammarly for Writing Your Novel with Novelize

At Novelize, we’ve made it our goal to help you write your novel. For some of you, getting the words written isn’t the biggest problem. In fact, you may have no trouble cranking out thousands of words every week, but spelling and grammar just aren’t your strengths. The good news is that you can still...

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How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions Alive

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions Alive

Many people create New Year’s resolutions, and writing a book is probably one of yours. The problem is that it’s difficult to keep going once the initial enthusiasm has worn off. Work keeps you busy, the kids need help with their homework, and you just don’t seem to get very far with your current novel....

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