D. Burton

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The online writing phenomenon known as NaNoWriMo is over for another year. After a hard month of writing, authors across the world have seen their manuscripts swell in size with some even completing a first draft. But what happens next?

Daniel Burton

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05.12.2017

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Writing a book is a dream that many of us share. It's not always easy, however. My writing dream came true in 2015 and with this handy survival guide, you can reach your dreams too!

Daniel Burton

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09.10.2017

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Writing is a wonderful art-form. The ability to create whole new worlds and convey emotional messages through the medium of fiction is an amazing talent to have. If you have a passion for story-telling and you dream of seeing your name on the front of a book, read on!

Daniel Burton

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27.09.2017

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In their quest for perfection, authors can find themselves questioning what they have written. It is not uncommon for whole passages to be deleted or even rewritten, only to be changed back to what the author originally wrote. So when does a story become ready to be sent to the publishers or let loose on Amazon?

Daniel Burton

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25.09.2017

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"I want to write, but I don't have the time. I'm too busy." Does that sound familiar? Finding the time to write is a challenge faced by many authors, both aspiring and experienced, and it is a difficult one to overcome. But finding the time to work on a manuscript can bring great rewards.

Daniel Burton

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25.09.2017

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Writing is harder than you might think. For one reason or another, the creative 'spark' can fade away, and it is never a nice feeling when it happens. Rediscovering your passion for writing and reigniting that fire in your heart takes time. However it is always possible.

Daniel Burton

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25.09.2017

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Every novel needs a blurb and a synopsis. Agents and publishers will insist on reading a synopsis and a short summary, often the first three chapters or so, before giving you a yes or no. Sometimes authors, particularly those just starting out on their writing venture, mistakenly assume that a blurb and synopsis are the same. They are not!

Daniel Burton

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18.09.2017

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