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writing your book title

How To Choose The Title For Your Book

Our mothers may have suggested to us that we best not judge a book by its cover, but let’s face it – first impressions matter. Creating a book title is one of the writer’s most important tasks, as the title creates the reader’s...
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Basic Elements of a Story

Crafting a compelling, absorbing story is not merely a simple application of will. Of course, the proper accumulation of willpower and its application at just the right moment is a key component of the story writing process. However, if a story...
Outline Your Book

How to Prepare a Book Outline

One of the most essential steps in writing a book is preparing an outline. However, it is unfortunate that many new authors often overlook this all-important step. While a mental plan of where they want their book to go is important, without...
Writing a Novel in 60 Days

How to Write a Novel in 60 Days

Budding authors who are interested in writing a novel within a short period of time often underestimate the commitment required to start the writing. It is not impossible to write a novel in 60 days, but it does require making a schedule and...
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10 Ways to Get Ideas for Writing a Book

You’re in a bookstore and smile proudly as you pick your book off the shelf… Eek! The pages are blank! Phew! Just a nightmare.   But the reality is you know you have a book inside of you…somewhere. And you’re dying to find it! Read...
Beginning your book

How Do You Begin to Write a Book?

Congratulations! You want to write a book! You have dreams about strolling through a bookstore and seeing people hurry to pick up the last copy of this month’s bestseller. Oh! It’s yours! You smile when people match your face with the one...