Before someone even jumps right into writing a novel they start somewhere… writing a short story. But, what makes a good one? If you can’t write an amazing short story then how can you ever write a novel that will be interesting to read? Here are my top ten rules for crafting an amazing story that can impact all kinds of readers.
Okay, so let’s clear up the rumors. It doesn’t take eight years to write a book, especially, not a novella. People seem to forget that novellas are books too. A novella typically contains anywhere from 20,000-45,000 words while average novels are 46,000-75,000 words. For the sake of this post, I’m going to share with you the ten easiest steps to writing a novella in just thirty days. This book that we are creating is going to be 45,000 words and will take you one month if you follow this plan.
Author of the Day includes Sarah Robinson-Hatch, a student that has a lot of books that she wishes could be read. Sarah’s writing style is quirky, fun, and personable. There’s no way you can not read her words because her personality is all throughout them. If you like to be exposed to new books Sarah is amazing at that as she runs a book club known as the YA Room while keeping you up to date on her blog known as Written Word Worlds. I invite you to get to know Sarah and read the article below!
As a writer in this day and age, we often think that we don’t have all the time in the world to come up with all the things we would like to share with others. However, I challenge you to rethink that philosophy.
If you believe that you don’t have enough time then you won’t have the time that you need. But, if you just place yourself on a timer and give yourself the goals then you will accomplish a lot more than you think. I’m going to tell you 3 ways to remain a productive writer in 2018.