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Writing and Exercise

Writing is a sedentary occupation. For good health, we need to move around. So how to balance writing and exercise. Good cardio workouts can take it out of you but your heart will thank you for the workout. Exercises is

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Finding Time To Write

Often, the biggest challenge to a writer is simply finding the time in a busy life to actually write. One of the first things you need to consider is how much time do you need or want to devote to

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Journaling to Practice Your Writing

Everyone has to practice. Professional athletes practice their sports. Musicians practice their instruments or singing. Actors rehearse, which is simply just another word for practice. Writers need to practice as well. There’s a reason the phrase “practice makes perfect” is

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Writing a Synopsis

One of the things you will need to do with your novel is generate a synopsis of it. A synopsis is a short summary of the plot of a work of fiction. You use a synopsis to tell someone what

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Physical Comfort and Writing

I don’t know about you, but I have a tough time writing when I’m not comfortable. I’m talking physical comfort here. I can sit and write, as long as I am comfortable. My writing suffers when I am uncomfortable. So

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Put Your Writing on a Diet

Writing a piece is the first step where you take an idea and expand it into a story. Once you finish the story, you are only half done. You still have to look at the piece and revise it. You

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The Benefits of Research

Nobody likes to look stupid. An author that doesn’t do their research properly can look stupid as well as lose readers. That’s never good. Research can make your writing much more real. To write about a particular place, if it’s

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