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Deciding on a Plot For Your Novel
Deciding on a Plot For Your Novel
How to go about deciding upon a plotline for your novel and how to incorporate characters and locations into the plot....
Do I Need an Agent For My Novel?
Do I Need an Agent For My Novel?
We take a look at why it is important to employ the services of an agent if you are trying to publish your work in novel form....
Picking Credible Names for Your Book Characters
Picking Credible Names for Your Book Characters
Choosing names is a fun and enjoyable part of writing. Get it right and you can use the name to support and create a deeper feeling of character. Get it wrong and you…...
Sub Plots for Your Novel
Sub Plots for Your Novel
How to use sub plots to flesh out your central character's life and also how to use sub plots whilst still keeping the reader interested in the main plot...
The Importance of Location in Your Novel
The Importance of Location in Your Novel
looking at the importance of location in your plot and how the locations you use can help set the scene for mood and atmosphere...
Writing a Novel: Building Your Characters' Backgrounds
Writing a Novel: Building Your Characters' Backgrounds
How to build up the background of your characters' lives whilst still maintaining the reader's interest throughout...
Writing a Novel: Selling the Rights to Your Work
Writing a Novel: Selling the Rights to Your Work
Selling the rights to your work and why it is important to have an agent representing you at this crucial stage in the publishing of your novel....
Writing Flashbacks
Writing Flashbacks
This article looks at how to write flashbacks which give details of your character's lives without detracting from the main plot; it also looks at how to use varying…...
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