Seven Simple Tips for Writing Great Dialogue

Seven Simple Tips for Writing Great Dialogue

Seven Simple Tips for Writing Great Dialogue This post was first published in March 2012 and updated in November 2021. A lot of fiction-writers struggle with dialogue. It’s tough to make fictional people sound convincing. And on an even more basic level, it’s...
How to Stop Procrastinating … and Start Writing

How to Stop Procrastinating … and Start Writing

How to Stop Procrastinating … and Start Writing This post was last updated in October 2021. Procrastination is the bane of many writers … or would-be writers. It can affect you at any stage of your writing life. And it’s one of the top problems I...
How to Have Confidence in Your Writing: Eight Powerful Tips

How to Have Confidence in Your Writing: Eight Powerful Tips

How to Have Confidence in Your Writing: Eight Powerful Tips Whenever I ask Aliventures readers about their writing goals, projects, and struggles, one theme is always sure to come up: A lack of confidence. It can be so hard to have confidence in your writing. Maybe...
Summer Reading: Seven Posts You Might Have Missed

Summer Reading: Seven Posts You Might Have Missed

Summer Reading: Seven Posts You Might Have Missed I’m taking a few weeks off from blogging, so regular posts will resume mid-September. In the meantime, here are seven of my favourite posts from the past seven months for you to enjoy: How to Be a Writer: Ten Important...

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