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Fiction Writing Site Map
Writing is an unusual profession that generates a lot of issues in a writer´s life. Look here for advice on the writing life.
Your characters, their problems, and their motives are the fuel that feeds your plot.
Critique involves working with beta readers to polish your manuscript before you submit it for publication. Reviews are the response from book buyers that you receive after you publish.
Try these writing exercises and prompts to break through writer´s block and have fun.
One way to learn to write fiction is to read good fiction. Here I recommend fiction books that are more than just good reads -- they will teach you by example about plot, characters, and technique.
Here are recommendations on books and other products of interest to fiction writers.
Genres are categories of fiction such as romance, science fiction, fantasy, horror, and historical. There are subgenres within genres, and to find your genre or subgenre is to find your niche.
To write with authority, you must understand the basics of grammar and punctuation.
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Plot depends upon character motives, pacing, and genre considerations. Look here for information on everything relating to plot.
Writing a brilliant book is only half the battle. Now you must get the readers´ attention with every tool at your disposal from your book blurb to your website.
Self-publishing puts you in charge of everything: writing the story, hiring an editor, providing cover art, and promoting the book.
Skills such as pacing, tension, conflict, dialog, foreshadowing, point of view, and world-building are all part of your writing technique.
Problems that writers encounter with their stories.
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