500 Ways To Write Harder
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Publisher: terribleminds
Publication Year: 2014
ASIN: B00JV8CDDO

"Chuck Wendig's Confessions of a Freelance Penmonkey is full of the kind of writing advice I wish I'd gotten in school. Practical, brutally honest, and done with the kind of humor that will make it stick in your brain. Whether you're a veteran writer or new to the craft, you'll find something useful...

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“Chuck Wendig’s Confessions of a Freelance Penmonkey is full of the kind of writing advice I wish I’d gotten in school. Practical, brutally honest, and done with the kind of humor that will make it stick in your brain. Whether you’re a veteran writer or new to the craft, you’ll find something useful in here.

Plus he says ‘fuck’ a lot, so, you know, there’s that.” — Stephen Blackmoore, author of Dead Things

500 Ways To Write Harder aims to deliver a volley of micro-burst idea bombs and advisory missiles straight to your frontal penmonkey cortex. Want to learn more about writing, storytelling, publishing, and living the creative life? This book contains a high-voltage dose of information about outlining, plot twists, writer’s block, antagonists, writing conferences, self-publishing, and more.

Contains the following chapters:

25 Bad Writer Behaviors

25 Hard Truths About Writing & Publishing

25 Steps To Becoming A Self-Published Author

25 Steps To Edit The Unmerciful Suck Out Of Your Story

25 Things To Do Before You Start Your Novel

25 Things You Should Know About Antagonists

25 Things You Should Know About Conventions & Conferences

25 Things You Should Know About Metaphor

25 Things You Should Know About Narrative Point-of-View

25 Things You Should Know About Outlining

25 Things You Should Know About Worldbuilding

25 Things You Should Know About Young Adult Fiction

25 Things Writers Should Beware

25 Things Writers Should Know About Traveling

25 Turns, Pivots and Twists To Complicate Your Story

25 Ways To Be A Happy Writer

25 Ways To Get Your Authorial Groove Back

25 Ways To Survive As A Creative Person

25 Ways To Unstick A Stuck Story

25 Writer Resolutions

Appendix: 50 Rantypants Snidbits Of Writing And Storytelling Advice

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