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How to be a writer | voice in writing

Learn How to Recover Your Voice When Writing

Whether you write fiction, nonfiction, or a blog–it’s important to have a unique voice in writing, or style. Your writing voice conveys to readers your personality and when writing fiction, can add depth to your characters and your story. Barbara Baig, author of How to Be a Writer, suggests using these...

Focus On: The Memoir Essay

If you’re interested in sharing your personal experiences through writing, consider learning more about the memoir essay. The following excerpt is taken from Crafting The Personal Essay by Dinty W. Moore. You’ll learn what exactly a memoir essay is and three essential tips to writing one of your own. What is...

Novel writing tips | Nighttime Novelist

The Best Ways to Find Ideas For a Good Story

It’s fairly simple–in order to write a novel or story, you must have a solid idea first. Most writers struggle at one time or another coming up with the right story idea. After all, you want an idea that can sustain an entire story. If you’re wondering where to find creative...

Writing Life Stories

Realistic Expectations For Writing a Memoir

Learn what a memoir is and how to create memories with today’s tip of the day taken from Writing Life Stories by Bill Roorbach, with Kristen Keckler. What is a memoir? Memoir is rendering of a lived life, as filtered through memory and the wider net of the needs of narrative....

10 Misconceptions About Writing Books For Children

Learn what it takes to achieve success in children’s book publishing as well as essential information about the publishing industry from You Can Write Children’s Books by Tracey E. Dils. Read on to discover some of the misconceptions about writing a children’s book. Misconceptions About Writing for Children Let’s start with...