It is a very common misconception for writers to believe that in order to create conflict, some kind of notable event has to take place or some kind of internal suffering needs to be depicted. However, the truth is that if these events were the only elements of conflict present in your book, the story would be pretty flat.
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For many people, being a writer is a vocation, passion, job and dream. There is a lot of good advice all over the internet, which should be heeded. You may think that you know best and only you can decide how to best create your vision, however the advice is often written by writers themselves; People who were once in your position but overcame all obstacles to become a successful author.
When you start writing your book, you no doubt have an ending in mind. Â Obviously, the last page of any novel is a long way from the first and so much can happen on the journey from start to finish. It can be hard to grasp a complete ending when you just begin writing.
Are you considering writing a book and looking at all of your options?Â Are you nervous about self-publishing? If so, this article could help. Self-publishing has helped a great deal of authors publish their work. Many of these might otherwise have never written a book or certainly not got round to publishing. It has opened up the doors to so many people and completely changed the face of the industry.Â Moving forward, self-publishing is going to grow and grow and… Read more
In order to effectively sell your novel, you will need to know how to write a synopsis. Agents and publishers will often ask for a synopsis and even if you are self-publishing, it is worthwhile learning what makes a successful synopsis. Before we concentrate on what you need to include, itâ€™s important to be aware of what not to do. The biggest mistake many people make is to create a â€śbare bonesâ€ť plot summary; basically listing the plot in a… Read more