Author of ‘The Windfell Family Secrets’, Diane Allen shares her writers tips for aspiring authors.
Plot building, so often I read a book that sags in the middle. A plot must be strong enough to continue to keep you intrigued with every turn of the page.
Author of ‘Bad Sister’, Sam Carrington shares her writers tips for aspiring authors.
I think that’s going to be personal and specific to each individual writer. We all have our strengths and weaknesses. For example, one thing I need to develop is my description – I often leave out details in favour of faster pace, however for my reader to build up a picture and visualise the place and characters, this needs to be weaved in. I do have several ‘how to’ books on writing and there are plenty of writing courses to help develop your skills. Ultimately, I feel the more you write, the better you’ll become and if you take on board feedback and constructive criticism, then the process might be quicker!
Bestselling author, Phillipa Ashley, shares her most important writing tip to aspiring authors.
Develope confidence in your own voice and creating memorable characters.
I always advise budding writers to read as many books as they can in their chosen genres. And while reading make notes. Study the different styles of writers, especially structure and descriptive prose. And they should keep telling themselves that they will eventually write much better books than any of those they’ve read.
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