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3 “Telling” Ways to Convey Time Passing in Your Novel

3 “Telling” Ways to Convey Time Passing in Your Novel

The passage of time seems intuitive. It just happens, right? But in reality, unless you tell your readers how time is passing in your novel, they won’t know. Use these techniques to keep your readers grounded in your story so they know exactly when everything happens.

You Can’t Skip Learning How to Write a Novel. Here’s Why

You Can’t Skip Learning How to Write a Novel. Here’s Why

We’d all like to write amazing novels right off the bat. But great storytelling is a skill. And in order to use a skill, first you have to learn a skill. Here’s what it looks like to learn to write great novels—and how to tell when you’ve mastered the skill.

4 Tips for Your First Time Working With an Editor

4 Tips for Your First Time Working With an Editor

When you start working with an editor for the first time, it can feel a little scary. But when you know what to expect, it becomes less scary and more accessible—and maybe even exciting.

So let’s demystify what it’s like to work with an editor with four top tips to help you make the most of your work together.

4 Tips to Find the Right Editor for Your Novel

4 Tips to Find the Right Editor for Your Novel

One of the most rewarding parts of the editing process can be working with a developmental editor. But if you’ve never worked with an editor before, it can also be the most scary and intimidating part of the process. Never fear—I have four tips to help you find and work with the right editor for your novel.

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