Hook your readers in the first 3 seconds or else. If you're first sentence doesn't intrigue your reader, they will stop reading. It's that simple. However, creating that coveted first sentence is very hard. If you are writing nonfiction, that first sentence should be assertive and daunting. It should make your readers think, "I've been … Continue reading Hook Your Readers
Write when inspiration hits. It is very important to write every day, even when you're not inspired, in order to build healthy writing habits. However, when that burst of inspiration hits at 1 o'clock in the morning, what do you do? You write. Let's say you set your schedule to write at 7AM every day. … Continue reading Write When Inspiration Hits
After brainstorming and before writing your outlines, write your summaries first. Having a basic storyline in place before outlining and drafting helps to keep you on point throughout the book. This way, if you decide you want to change something while you are outlining or drafting, you can look back at your summary and make … Continue reading Write Your Summaries First
I have added worksheets and outlines that I use in my writing process onto the Downloadables page. Feel free to download and use them while you write as well!
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