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32 best writing tools and tips of 2020

And that's according to you – readers of the Unslush newsletter.

32 best writing tools and tips of 2020
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How to start a book group

Some exciting tips for starting your own book group based on what me and my own cool book crew do.

How to start a book group
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The heart, mind and murder test for writers

A few checks you can do to try and work out once and for all if your writing is – you know – any good.

The heart, mind and murder test for writers

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Your second brain

Growing your newsletter, places to self-publish, organising a writing retreat and a writing tool that connects your thoughts.

Your second brain
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Not with a fanfare

What literary agents do, a reading tracker, writing 1000 words an hour, plus some wise words from Nick Cave.

Not with a fanfare
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Working at midnight

Mindmapping software, writers and procrastination, keeping your day job, and building an audience around... you.

Working at midnight
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How to subscribe to the RSS feed

There's a brand new internet address for you to pop in your RSS reader of choice, so you can get all the latest content juice.

How to subscribe to the RSS feed
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Ideas come from action

Plus an ace writing tool, how authors promote their novels, working in public, and how to design an ebook.

Ideas come from action
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Motivational messages from middle managers

A silly little doodle I did during a video call has got me thinking about ideas for new characters and stories.

Motivational messages from middle managers