Donâ€™t Judge a Book by its Cover Weâ€™re told this from such a young age, but in reality we do the opposite. No, not about people, in which we all know this phrase can be applied to â€“ but with books. The cover is more often than not the reason why we pick up the book in the first place. Obviously if you have gone in to the book store looking for a specific book then perhaps the cover… Read more
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If youâ€™re ‘old school’ and prefer the typical â€˜word of mouthâ€™ way of spreading news or finding out information then maybe you should stop and have a quick read. I know that social media and networking may seem a little daunting and the idea of throwing yourself into the unknown is a little scary but bear in mind â€“ the beauty that is the hashtag. #TimeToConnect. Okay, so I may have just slipped that in for the sake of it… 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.