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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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How to Win National Novel Writing Month this Year

How to Win National Novel Writing Month this Year

It’s that time of the year again. It’s fall. Temperatures are cooling down (everywhere but in Texas), and you can smell pumpkins everywhere. National Novel Writing Month is only a month away. You’ve tried to write a novel last November, but maybe you didn’t quite make it. This time it will be different.It...

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How to Get Unstuck in the Middle of Your Novel

How to Get Unstuck in the Middle of Your Novel

Writing a novel can be easy or difficult, depending on how much you enjoy writing. For most people, the beginning of the story is the easiest part. You have an idea, and you just roll with it. But at some point, whether you’ve written 10,000 or 40,000 words, many writers get stuck. For some reason, the story is...

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Why Publishers Don’t Like Your Query Letter

Why Publishers Don’t Like Your Query Letter

You’ve written the best book ever, and you’re ready to get it published. The good news is that you’re really close. The bad news is that you are also really far away from reaching your goal of finding an agent or a publisher. In order to get published, you need to do more than write a great book. You have to...

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