East Tip to Building Character

The more I read, the more I realize how hard is it to make truly unique characters. How do you solve this? Don’t make exact clones of popular and known characters. You can use an existing character as inspiration. The process Take three traits from the inspiration character. Write those down. The character is goingContinue reading “East Tip to Building Character”

The Draft is Done. What Next?

The draft you’ve worked on tirelessly for a year (or longer) is done. Now what? Pat yourself on the back. Writing a book from beginning to end is no easy task. It doesn’t matter if it’s the first or last draft. Completion is still an achievement. What’s next? It depends. What you do next isContinue reading “The Draft is Done. What Next?”

3 Simple Ways to Outline Your Writing

Remember in school when the teacher made you complete an outline before submitting a topic for a research paper? Outlines are helpful to some but too restricting for others. They are also used to organize your thoughts before writing. Though no one is stopping you from jumping into the deep end without one.  Bullet PointContinue reading “3 Simple Ways to Outline Your Writing”

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Stay on Track Writing Tips

How do you get back into the writing flow when you are at a standstill? Not all tips work for everyone or are created equal. These are some that work the best for most people.  Do not switch between too many projects Switching between projects seems like a great idea. It can be if doneContinue reading “Stay on Track Writing Tips”

Dictate or not to Dictate?

I decided to check out a feature I never considered using on Microsoft Word. The Dictate feature is the same concept as speech-to-text on phones and other devices. The test was conducted by using the built-in microphone on my laptop. How accurate is it? I am not fluent in any other language other than English. IContinue reading “Dictate or not to Dictate?”