Blog Posts tagged: five things

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Five tips for researching fiction from author Polly Clark

Author Polly Clark shares what she's discovered about researching a novel

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Five ways to include more scent in your writing

Author P.M. Freestone offers some top tips for including scent in your writing

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How to tackle a difficult second novel

Starting a second novel can be a scary moment. Author Tracey Emerson let's us know how she quashed her fears and got the words down.

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Writing tips: How to handle criticism

Receiving criticism for your writing is never fun, but sometimes it's useful. Read a few hints for sorting the wheat from the chaff and dealing with difficult feedback.

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Five Things Literary Agents do for Writers

How could landing a literary agent affect your future career? Louise Buckley, an associate agent at Zeno Agency, fills us in on the kind of support you can expect a literary agent to offer.

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5 Questions to Ask When Redrafting Your Novel

Stuck at the redrafting stage? Writer and literary consultant Amanda Block shares five handy questions that could kickstart the next phase of your novel.

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No Writer's a Geek

Write loud and write proud, says prize-winning young poet Andrew Pettigrew. If you feel like writing is your guilty secret, add this blog to your reading list.

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5 Poets to Read if You Hate Poetry

Think you hate poetry? Writer and editor Sarah Stewart suggests five fun and fabulous poets you should really read before you make up your mind.

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5 Tips for Approaching an Agent

Whether you're almost ready to hit "send" on your submission to an agent or you're still at the planning stages, be sure to check out these top tips from agent Laura Macdougall first.

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5 Tips for Running a Successful Comic Kickstarter

Following the runaway success of latest venture Killtopia, Dave Cook of Card Shark Comics shares his tips for funding comics on Kickstarter.

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