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Writers Apps Nov 29, 2020

 The Top Ten Writing Apps for Writers as reviewed by the writing team at The Novelry. Here are our favourites!

#1. ProWritingAid

It just gets better and better! We enjoyed a live session...

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Jessie Burton On Endurance for Writers guest authors motivation Nov 22, 2020

Jessie Burton is the million-selling, award-winning author of The Miniaturist, The Muse and The Confession, as well as her children's book The Restless Girls. The Miniaturist and The Muse...

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When to Get Feedback on Your Novel novel writing process Nov 15, 2020

First drafts are precious. They are tender, private, and for your eyes only. A first draft is a chance to tell yourself the story; to figure out the hopes and dreams of your characters (and,...

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Love Thy Novel motivation novel writing process Nov 08, 2020

Writer's block? Go back to your novel gingerly and potter about in its grounds if you've been away. Read a little of it - possibly from the beginning if you're not too far in or the last three...

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Paula Hawkins On Writing the Unputdownable Book guest authors novel writing techniques Nov 01, 2020

Paula Hawkins is the Sunday Times and New York Times No.1 bestselling author of The Girl on the Train, Into the Water and A Slow Fire Burning. The Girl on the Train has sold more than 23 million...

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Writing a Novel Like Rebecca hero books Oct 25, 2020

Obsessed with Rebecca? So are we. How did did Daphne Du Maurier do it?A page-turner like the novel Rebecca doesn't happen by accident. 

A handful of writers have a gift to be able draw...

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Rebecca - the Wrong Woman character development hero books Oct 18, 2020

Described by Sarah Waters as one of the most influential novels of all time, the famous opening line of Rebecca (1939) has wooed millions of readers. A bestseller which has never gone out of...

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Meet The Agent - Marina de Pass literary agents Oct 11, 2020

The Soho Agency is one of our roster of partner literary agencies to whom we pitch our authors' finished novels. We're very pleased and proud to work with this great team who represent our...

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Ruth Ware on Writing Psychological Thrillers crime and suspense guest authors Oct 04, 2020

Ruth Ware is the New York Times bestselling author of psychological thrillers In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10 and The Turn of the Key. Here she tells us about her writing...

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Close Encounters: the Narrative Point of View novel writing techniques Sep 20, 2020

There are many choices to make when you begin writing a novel, and the narrative point of view is a pretty fundamental one. 

Some of a writer’s options could be laid out on a starter...

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Clare Pooley on Finding Your Voice guest authors novel writing techniques voice Sep 13, 2020

  Let me share a secret with you: The Authenticity Project is not actually my first novel. Lurking in the very bottom of a bottom drawer, is a bound, annotated and rather dusty manuscript...

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Harriet Tyce - One Last Throw guest authors motivation Sep 06, 2020

Surely it was time to give up on the writing? But no, Harriet Tyce gave it one more throw... She's now a Sunday Times bestselling author. Here's she tells us how close she came to giving up. Read...

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Getting Back To Writing motivation starting to write Aug 30, 2020

Don't we all love Back to School September? August is the cruellest month for writers. As it draws to a close, we salute all of you who have made it through the month with your manuscript a...

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Dual Timelines dual timelines novel writing techniques Aug 16, 2020

 So you're writing a dual timeline novel? Should you write one story first, then the other and weave them together, or should you write in chronological sequence? Our team give you their...

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