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Genres, Writer tipsMarch 1, 2021
Tips for writing in the Young Adult voice

Tips for writing in the Young Adult voice

Author Alessandra discusses best practices for writing in the Young Adult voice with YA fiction author and ghostwriter Morgan Bader.

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First Draft FridaysFebruary 18, 2021
FDF #18: Writing in the Young Adult Voice

FDF #18: Writing in the Young Adult Voice

At 12pm ET, Author Morgan Baden will discuss how to nail the Young Adult voice in your writing. In this live video chat with Alessandra Torre, they will explore how tone and language can make or break an authentic teen voice, and learn what makes a book be classified as YA in the first place.

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Writer tipsFebruary 16, 2021
Writing mistakes to avoid in your novel

Writing mistakes to avoid in your novel

Book editor Susan Barnes reveals the most common missteps that authors make. These mistakes can cause poor reviews, lost sales, and readers abandoning your novel midway through. In this half-hour event, Susan teaches how to avoid common pitfalls and what to watch our for when you're writing and rewriting a draft.

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Writer tipsFebruary 15, 2021
Is your romance novel too steamy?

Is your romance novel too steamy?

Romance novels often get a bad reputation as being nothing more than tawdry scenes linked to each other by a cookie cutter plot. But as any romance reader knows, sex is just one portion of a beautiful and intricate romance novel. And in some romance novels, sex is missing altogether from the pages. In our […]

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Writer tipsJanuary 31, 2021
How to become a more prolific writer

How to become a more prolific writer

As a writer, have you ever achieved flow state - that feeling when words flow like water? Author Chris Fox explains how he writes 5,000 words an hour in this interactive chat.

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Writer tipsJanuary 18, 2021
Improving your first page

Improving your first page

If done right, a novel’s first page can be a powerful ally to generate sales. On the other side of that coin, your first page can be a powerful deterrant for readers if it misses its mark. So, how do you make sure that your first page, or first scene, captures the readers’ attention and […]

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First Draft FridaysJanuary 16, 2021
FDF #17: How hot should your romance novel be?

FDF #17: How hot should your romance novel be?

At 5pm ET, romance authors Bron Whitley and Alessandra Torre will discuss heat levels in different romance subgenres. Learn tips on building chemistry among characters in sweet and steamy ways, along with some do's and don'ts of writing romantic scenes.

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First Draft FridaysJanuary 16, 2021
FDF #16: Increasing your writing speed

FDF #16: Increasing your writing speed

Bestselling author Chris Fox discusses how to get the most out of your writing time by increasing your writing speed. Learn tips and effective habits to improve your daily word count.

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First Draft FridaysJanuary 9, 2021
FDF #15: Forbidden Sins of Your First Page

FDF #15: Forbidden Sins of Your First Page

Author Tex Thompson discusses some common pitfalls of a novel's first pages, and how to kick yours into proper place. Learn about exposition, pacing, whether or not to use a prologue, and using unexpected emotions to hook a reader.

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First Draft FridaysDecember 15, 2020
FDF #14: Writing mistakes to avoid in your novel

FDF #14: Writing mistakes to avoid in your novel

Book editor Susan Barnes reveals the most common missteps that authors make. These mistakes can cause poor reviews, lost sales, and readers abandoning your novel midway through. In this half-hour event, Susan teaches how to avoid common pitfalls and what to watch our for when you're writing and rewriting a draft.

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