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Your First Book Will Suck and Why You Should Write It Anyway

Your First Book Will Suck and Why You Should Write It Anyway

Lots of people want to write a book. And every person who has yet to write a book believes that their first book would be pretty amazing. But the honest truth is that your first book will probably suck.If you think about it, that’s not altogether surprising. After all, you can’t really expect to write an...

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How to Continue Writing Your Novel when You Get Stuck

How to Continue Writing Your Novel when You Get Stuck

The beginning of a novel may be the easiest part to write. You have lots of ideas, you have a story to tell, and you can’t wait to get going. The ending is often just as easy, because you’re wrapping up all of your loose ends. But what about the middle? And what happens when you get stuck writing your novel? In...

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How to Write Your Novel While Taking Care of a Baby

How to Write Your Novel While Taking Care of a Baby

Taking care of a baby is a lot of work. Nobody will deny this. But even so, you can still get your novel written as long as you’re willing to make some adjustments to your routine. This article explores how scheduling weekly work dates, outsourcing chores, and hiring a babysitter can make all the difference for...

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How to Write Your Novel in 3 Weeks

How to Write Your Novel in 3 Weeks

Have you always wanted to write a book, but you can’t seem to find the time to do so? Did you know that writing a novel doesn’t have to take a lifetime or even years? The truth is that you can write a novel in 3 weeks. Don’t believe me? Here is how you do it.Day 1: Basic OutlineThe first day might be the...

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Busy at Work? How You Can Still Find the Time to Write a Novel

Busy at Work? How You Can Still Find the Time to Write a Novel

Most people have to work full-time in order to pay their bills. Having a job can create a bit of a vicious cycle. While you need to go to work every day, you may find that you never have time to work on your novel or on any other projects. But if you never write and publish books, you’ll never make a living as a...

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4 Tips on How to Get Your Novel Written while Taking Care of a School-age Child

4 Tips on How to Get Your Novel Written while Taking Care of a School-age Child

When your kids are old enough to go to school, they are generally old enough to understand what it means when you have to work. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always stop them from bothering you while you’re in the middle of writing an exciting chapter. The good news is that there are some things you can do to...

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