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Iain Broome

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66 best writing tools and tips 2021

Links to the best how tos, lists, videos, blog posts and writing tools that I've plucked from the internet over the last 12 months.

66 best writing tools and tips 2021
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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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Read terrible books

Home desk setups, George Saunders on social media, beating creative blocks, and the power of simple writing.

Read terrible books
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Comments are on

Audio-editing and transcription software, how to submit to literary agents, editing your novel, and subscription marketing for authors.

Comments are on
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Say hello to Draft Mode Bookmarks

350+ ace writing resources, creative writing workshops, fast writing, make your own blackout poetry, and another book tracker.

Say hello to Draft Mode Bookmarks
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Juggling, juggling

How a classic song was made, life-changing books, track your reading, how to write immersive settings and scene building.

Juggling, juggling
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The future is here

How to write a short film, deciding what to write, writing with an AI helper, changing the publishing industry.

The future is here