Writing a book? Start here.
When you set out to write a book you’re faced with a myriad of choices. Do you just write and see what happens? Do you attend a creative writing course? Do you sit around doing “research” on social media all day (popular option).
It’s hard to know where to start so we’ve compiled this useful overview of the best articles about writing ever published on Standoutbooks.com.
We can’t write a book for you but this is the next best thing. Feel free to bookmark this page, share it with any authors who could use the help. Whatever you do, don’t just sit around doing nothing, keep writing.
Creative writing exercises
When you’re starting out as a writer it’s vital that you read a lot and that you write a lot. When you then come to writing a book you’ll find it far easier than it would have been otherwise.
Starting to write a book
Starting the actual writing process is definitely the hardest part. This is where it’s good to have a good understanding of the fundamentals of writing. Knowing how to structure a novel and how to get through that first draft will really help you overcome writer’s block.
Editing and rewriting your book
Once you have finished your first draft you’re going to have to think about editing. This can include both self editing and professional editing.
Writing genre fiction