The beginning of the year is a perfect time to evaluate time management for writers. Here are 5 tips to help you—and your writing—be successful this year.
In the world of contemporary romance fiction, the first page sets the tone for the emotional journey that lies ahead. Here’s what you need to know.
There are a lot of preconceived notions about writing and publishing. Dive in as Jamie K. Schmidt busts 5 popular myths about writing and publishing.
With the right strategy, you can draft your novel fast. Use these 10 tips to finish your book quickly and with less stress.
If you want to become a novelist, then NaNoWriMo is the challenge for you. Get encouragement to meet your word count goals while writing a novel in a month.
You can learn how to write a book! Learning how to write a book begins here and your next step is a novel writing course at Institute of Childrenâ€™s Literature.
A novel idea can give you an advantage in writing your novel and also in getting it published. Let’s talk about how to find killer ideas for your novel.
Studying how a book is put together can help us with our own writing. IFW Instructor Kris Franklin shows us how to read like a writer.
Grab a 3-ring binder and start creating a series bible with bestselling author Jamie K. Schmidt.
There’s a lot to consider when planning a series, author Jamie K. Schmidt shares her tips for planning your next successful book series.
The Muse wonâ€™t always turn up, but she is much more likely to put in an appearance if you put in the effort. Here’s how to attract and hold her attention.
The support and energy of group writing can often spur writers to accomplish more than when writing on their own.
IFW Instructor Kristin Wolden Nitz shares the secrets for how to write a novel in only 15 minutes a day.
In novel writing, transitions jump readers ahead in time or place quickly. Hereâ€™s how to leave the reality of a scene and skim ahead via a transition.
Few things are scarier in novel writing than a blank page. Since your rough draft is almost certain to change, the important thing is to begin.