4 Lessons from Jane Austen In light of the 200th anniversary of her death, Jane Austen has been a trending topic. From various hashtags on social media, namely #janeausten200, to her face making it onto the new Â£10 note and Â£2 coin. To follow, here is a list of universally applicable life lessons of which her timeless classics hope to teach you. But first, who was Jane? Jane Austen, was an English author born in 1775 and… Read more
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Which Point of View to useâ€¦ The way you approach the angle you choose to take with your book is a huge one, so don’t worry if you have found yourself on this page looking for some advice. Deciding between first, second or third person is a decision that all writers face and is one to be considered carefully. It not only determines the ways in which the author sees the story but more importantly, how your readers are going… Read more
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.
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.