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How to Write the Beginning of a Novel: 10 Things You Shouldn't Do

If you're wondering how to write the beginning of a novel, here are 10 things you should avoid doing in your first three chapters. [Unless you happen to do these things brilliantly.

A professor at University taught me this. It might be annoying AF, but it's a great process.

I hand write all my first drafts and then re-write/edit wholly within the typing out of my second draft. Please excuse the swears

Too funny...and too true.

The stages don't end there, though. There's still publishing :P (Writer Off The Leash: The Stages of Writing a Book)

Amusement Park for Writers. I really like this version....it makes a lot more sense

Readers go for a ride. Illustrator and cartoonist Grant Snider has created “The Story Coaster,” a comic about the elements and pitfalls of narrative storytelling.

Warning Signs! Your Character Is Acting Out of Character - Helping Writers Become Authors

If you're getting reports that your characters are acting out of character, it may be a sign of a deeper problem in your plot, your character building, or your narrative flow.

Kurt Vonnegut: 16 Rules For Writing Fiction

Kurt Vonnegut: 16 Rules For Writing Fiction

Kurt Vonnegut on Writing Fiction: 16 rules . You choose. The most meaningful aspect of our styles, which is what we choose to write about, is utterly unlimited. (As a writer of suspense, I dispenses with but the rest are Very Good Rules to write by.

Pixars 22 rules to phenomenal storytelling.

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Overcoming Writer's Block - Writers Write

Writer's Block Ever hit a wall when it came to writing? Found yourself stuck and low on inspiration? Learn tips and exercises on how to overcome writer´s block.