While being a writer is a fulfilling and exciting job, it also has its fair share of challenges. Remember that the literary world is a very competitive one, and the pressures of being a writer are very taxing. There have been many writers who have tried their best, yet came up short. Being a writer really is an uncertain path, because there is no way of knowing whether your work will gain success or not. When it comes to staying positive and hopeful as a writer, you will need to find ways to appreciate life as a writer. Most of all, it is important that you stay happy as a writer. By having a happy outlook, you will be able to overcome any challenge that comes your way. Here are 7 tips for staying happy as a writer.


When it comes to writing a novel, it is very important that you know what you’re doing. Writing a novel is a very multifaceted job, and if you want to write a truly great novel you will need to put in the work. However, working without a set plan is no guarantee of success either. You might write for seven days a week, and still get nowhere with your novel. So it is imperative that you plan every aspect of the writing process. By doing so, you will be able to write your novel in the most effective and efficient way possible. Here are 7 tips for planning your novel. With these tips, you’ll increase your chances of writing a truly great novel.

Flynn Hannan

Bibliophile , Senior Indie Editor at Writers Republic

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