Articles for novel writers

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Why You’ll Never Finish Your Novel

Why You’ll Never Finish Your Novel

You’re certainly not the only person who wants to write a novel. Now that the New Year has come and gone, millions of people are embracing their new goals of losing weight, getting out of debt, and most importantly, writing a novel. But many of them will never reach their goal. And chances are that you’ll be...

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Make 2017 Your Happy New Writing Year

Make 2017 Your Happy New Writing Year

We all have a tendency to look back and try to summarize how the year went. We were actually tempted to create a blog along the lines of “The Best X Number of Websites for Writers in 2016” to sum up the year neatly and put it behind us. But then we figured you really shouldn’t be browsing the Internet,...

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What Novel Writers Really Want for Christmas

What Novel Writers Really Want for Christmas

Even though the weather is decidedly getting colder this time of year, not everyone is done with their Christmas shopping. Novel writers are no different from the rest of the population. Some have already purchased Christmas presents in July; others will still be shopping on Christmas Eve. But if you’re a writer,...

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4 Surprising Benefits of Novel Writing Software

4 Surprising Benefits of Novel Writing Software

Purchasing novel writing software will not guarantee you a spot in the New York Times list of Bestselling Authors. Nothing can guarantee that. Using novel writing software also won’t help you write a book that will find a publisher instantly and generate a lot of revenue. But there is a point to using software...

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How to Get Past the Gatekeepers at the Publishing House

How to Get Past the Gatekeepers at the Publishing House

Writing a novel is easy compared to finding a publisher or an agent for your work. In this article, we’ll uncover a few tips and tricks that might help you get past the gatekeepers at the publishing house. A lot of books about writing have been written, most of them full of do’s and don’ts. We don’t think...

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NaNoWriMo Calendar for 2016

NaNoWriMo Calendar for 2016

It’s that time again! Are you getting ready for National Novel Writing Month?To help you reach your goal this year, we created a printable calendar. You can do this!Whether this is your 1st or 18th time with NaNoWriMo (NaNoWriMo has been around since 1999), you can write 50,000 words this November. We...

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