15 Writing Tips From a Pro So You Can Start and Finish Your Book With Success
Prolific sci-fi/fantasy writer Sarah Hoyt tells her secrets. What are you waiting for? It's time to start your book!
May 3, 2014 - 8:00 am
Editor’s Note: This extraordinary series of writing advice articles was published on Saturdays last Spring, from February 28 through June 15, 2013. I’m hoping that Sarah’s thoughtful, encouraging writing can inspire other writers as it has me. (Check out her newest book Witchfinder here, her first indie novel, and read about how she wrote it with her blog here. Sarah’s on the cutting edge, carving new territory in the world of sci-fi/fantasy publishing. There’s so much other writers can learn from her.) With the recent launch of the new fiction platform Liberty Island now’s a better time than ever to give that novel a shot. Please check out this interview Sarah conducted with CEO Adam Bellow here to learn more: “It also has a unique mission: to serve as the platform and gathering-place for the new right-of-center counterculture.” – Dave Swindle
Tip 3: First You Catch Your Idea
Tip 4: The Plot Wars
By all means take up arms in the fight between “plotters” and “fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants-ers.” Just remember to take up a pen too.
5 time management rules for writers.
With these tips you can avoid dying buried In books and focus on writing.
In which we break open the safe to reveal the secrets of crafting exciting prose to hook your reader from the first page.
Stop rotating the cat!
Achieving Literary Liftoff.
Slow Dancing in the Dark.
I Believe I Can Fly!
Tip 13: How to Build Your Writing Career
Block by Block
Tip 15: Managing Your Deadlines
Beat the devil!