In this day and age self-publishing has become quite commonplace. Just a few decades ago, self-publishing was never really considered an option, because it was deemed too expensive and work intensive to be effective. But due to new publishing technology, it is now possible to self-publish a book of your…


Freytag’s pyramid

When it comes to being a more well-rounded writer, it always pays to learn as many writing methods as possible. One such method is Freytag’s Pyramid. It is a dramatic structure that was developed by a German playwright named Gustav Freytag. …


fighting-writers-fatigue

When it comes to being a writer, one of the most important aspects of being a writer, is the motivation. You could be the best writer in the world, but if you lack the motivation, you won’t get any work done. This is where writer’s fatigue proves especially dangerous for…


how-to-write-a-flashback-effectively

If you want to add depth into your writing, you should know how to write a flashback. A flashback is a scene that is inserted into the narrative, from a preceding time period. It is meant to show readers formative and essential moments that explain a character’s present state of…


poetry-writing-tips

If you are thinking of taking up poetry, you should know that poetry is different to conventional writing. It is more free flowing, and is one of the oldest and most respected literary forms. It takes a good amount of skill and flair to create a coherent and acceptable work of poetry. If you are going to take up poetry writing, you should work hard at it. You will need to adapt a poet’s mentality, and study the various types of poetry. If you want to be a true poet, it is important that you put in the time and develop your skills. Aside from putting in the work, you will need a set strategy. Here are 7 Poetry writing tips to help you out.


rising-action-in-a-story

When it comes to writing a compelling story, it always helps to utilize the rising action properly. What is the rising action though? Why is it important? How do you utilize it effectively in your story? …


If you’re thinking of writing a book of your very own, you should know how to get started first. That way you won’t have go about the book writing process without direction. And the best way to get started, is to plot out every aspect of your book. By plotting…


clarity-in-writing

Being a professional writer entails you to write with as much clarity as possible. Remember that the clearer your writing, the more you could convey to your audience. It is not as easy as you would think though. If you want your writing to be as clear as possible, it…


If you are thinking of publishing a book of your very own, you should try self-publishing. While self-publishing is a relatively new option for most authors, it is still an effective one. However, if you are going to publish your book by yourself, you will need to know what you are doing. Even if you are a veteran author, you will still need to know how to do it properly. Remember that publishing a book by yourself is a difficult prospect for anyone. You will need to do most of the work, and pay for the publishing process as well, so you will need a strategy to do it right. Here are some easy to follow self-publishing tips for newbie and veteran authors alike.


climax-in-a-story

If you want to write a truly great story, the first thing you should do is to know the key parts of a story. One of the most important parts of a story is the climax. What is the climax, though? What makes it so important? How do you properly…

Flynn Hannan

Bibliophile , Senior Indie Editor at Writers Republic

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