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Cozy- great way to find that help is through a writing group. Sisters in Crime (sistersincrime.org), one of the leading networks for mystery authors, offers a Guppies program that provides resources for new mystery writers—including those of cozies.

4 Things You Should Know About Writing a Cozy Mystery Novel

Many of us writers tend to fall back on the same descriptions of gestures and body language over and over again. This long list can help! #writing #novels #nanowrimo

Many of us writers tend to fall back on the same descriptions of gestures and body language over and over again. This long list can help! #writing #novels #nanowrimo

How a Map Can Save Your Story-- Every fantasy author (or otherwise) should read this.

By Tineke Bryson, Staff In last week’s post we tackled the intimidation many of us feel about creating a map for our novels.) This week we focus on why we can.

Write a Fight Scene: Hero Fends Off an Attack to Protect Friend | Better Novel Project

Write a Fight Scene: Hero Fends Off an Attack to Protect Friend

Write a Fight Scene: Hero Fends Off an Attack to Protect Friend | Better Novel Project

Brian's Writing Tip #26.

The creative mind balks at the thought of a structured outline, but more often than not, the very thing creativity rebels against, is the very thing that saves it.

How to Create Tension in Writing. Some good ideas in creating tension.

How to Create Tension in Writing: 8 Tips

Explore some classic romances with this "Love DNA" infographic. | Downton Abbey, as seen on Masterpiece PBS

Love DNA of famous classic novels (infographic)

Love DNA of famous classic novels infographic - you’ll be surprised to discover what "Pride and Prejudice" and "Sense and Sensibility" have in common, how “love” evolved in books since and much more.

I find a few of these helpful but the rest I completely disagree with. Nothing good ever comes from writing "the easy scenes" and then trying to piece them together and fill in the gaps. Trust me--I know.

Mentioned are 10 tips to overcome writers block. There are several techniques you will find helpful if you do have brief periods of not writing.

How To Implement a crime when writing a mystery novel Rachel Poli

When something is easy, most people say that it’s just like “taking candy from a baby.” Of course taking candy from a young child is easy because they can’t really fight bac…

Get this quick and easy guide that goes through 10 things to do and not to do when writing in the fantasy and fairy tale genres. If you've been itching to start your next novel in either of these genres, but don't know where to start--consider this your starting point!  Download the guide by clicking over to the blog post and then clicking the link within the post!

A Guide to Fantasy and Fairy Tale Fiction for Self-Published Authors

Get this quick and easy guide that goes through 10 things to do and not to do when writing in the fantasy and fairy tale genres. If you've been itching to start your next novel in either of these genres, but don't know where to start--consider this your s

Guest Post: My Top 5 Tips for Writing Fantasy Fiction

Kristen Kieffer is the creative-writing coach behind She’s Novel, where she helps writers craft novels that will endear readers, excite publishers, and launch their writing careers.

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