Novels

A Guide to Self-Publishing in Canada

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If you’re like me, and considering the self-publishing route for your next novel, then this guide is for you.   Self-publishing is a route many authors are now choosing to publish their stories. There are two main paths to take when self-publishing, all by yourself from start to finish, or with the help of a publishing […]

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Create Bestselling Novels with Conflict

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  Conflict sits at the very core of your story, it is what draws people to stay up all hours of the night, reading through blurry eyes. This isn’t surprising considering it’s human nature to gravitate towards disasters. They fascinate us to no end. Gossip, and drama keeps people awake in their office, and don’t […]

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Avoid This Publication Pitfall | #IWSG

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August 1 question for The Insecure Writer’s Support Group – What pitfalls would you warn other writers to avoid on their publication journey?         This is a hard question for me to answer as I am still in the midst of my publication journey. I can speak towards the pitfalls of where […]

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Writer’s Block Doesn’t Exist

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Never let ‘Writer’s Block’ slow your progress, and break your confidence again.   Writer’s block has plagued all writers, and it hits you when you least expect it. This doesn’t need to be a big, bad, terrible thing – look at it as a learning experience. This is the time for you to get in […]

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World Building Guide: Fantasy Novels | TheMobileAuthor

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The characteristics of World Building you need to know to create a fully immersive world that your readers will be immersed in.   I first became enthralled with fantasy novels when I read The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. I may have read other fantasy novels before that one, but the incredibly unique and outrageous […]

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4 Sassy Dialogue Tips for Fiction

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Dialogue can make or break your novel — and you don’t want to be part of the later. We talk everyday, and often all-day for some of us, so you would think writing dialogue would be a simple task. You would be doing yourself a disservice if you didn’t harness your dialogue skills. That’s where I come […]

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I’m Beyond Terrified – and I Love It

I recently read this post by David Kadavy and it truly inspired me. I’ve been holding myself back, having no faith that I can accomplish my goals. His article put so much into perspective for me, I had misconceived perceptions about the publishing world, you see. It had never crossed my mind to just put […]

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Reading is Important for Writers – But Not Why You Think

  Everyone who asks for writing advice is told to read more. Reading is how you will learn to craft beautiful sentences, engaging scenes, and solid plot structure. A variety of writing styles exist in the market and reading books from many authors will expose you to these – allowing you to find a style […]

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