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Picking the right idea for your novel

Writing on her blog for writers, Writability, Ava Jae today asked the question: where do your novel ideas come from? It’s a good question and one that writers will answer differently, I’m sure. For me, A is for Angelica started life as a single sentence that

Zen and the art of not writing

Guest post by Beth Morey Does this situation sound familiar? You wake at an indefinably early hour to sneak in some quality time with your manuscript. You brew the coffee, clear the inbox and gag that pesky inner editor. You apply the seat of your pajama pants to the seat

10 things to write on in an emergency!

Once you abandon your muse and accept the fact that other commitments in your life will sometimes prevent you from writing, you can prepare for the unexpected. When an idea arrives, wherever you are and whatever you’re doing, you need to be ready. The truth is, your best

Welcome to Write for Your Life

So, this is it. Write for Your Life is up and running. The idea(s) for this blog has been swimming around my brainbox for weeks and months. Years, in fact. Well, one year. And a half. That’s a long time in the think machine. It’s