Eleven Requirements For The First Pages of Your Bestseller – 10 Minute Novelists
The first pages of a book are like opening a door. I let myself go at the beginning and write with an easy mind, but by the time I get to the middle I begin to grow timid and to fear my story will be too long…That is why the beginning of my stories is always very promising and looks as though I were starting on a novel, and the middle is huddled and timid, and the end is…like fireworks. — Anton Chekov The first pages of a book are the first impression a reader, agent, publisher or reviewer…
HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL OUTLINE - Life Of A Storyteller
Writing your novel is like starting a business, it has to be executed properly. You’ll find hundreds of articles on the internet telling you how to write a
Start A Fire
Sometimes it’s hard to know how to start writing a story, and that’s why I pulled together these opening scene examples. I’m going to talk a little more about first scenes than first lines, t…
How to Improve Your Critical Thinking for Higher Grades - ChloeBurroughs.com
Critical thinking skills are vital for great academic writing and high grades. Learn how to improve your skills + grab a mini guide to help.
How to create an awesome plot outline! A step by step guide
After you’ve figured out the rough plot of your novel (I used the first 4 steps of Randy Ingermanson’s snowflake method), it may help you to outline it. An outline can be viewed as a basic 'wire-frame' of your plot which you can refer to throughout the first draft stage. Although it isn’t for everyone (some may…
Writing Challenge Index & How to Plan Your Writing Year
Looking for a writing challenge that can help you grow as a writer AND grow your word count? This page lists daily, weekly, monthly & yearly challenges.