This video is so important for a few reasons. A lot of people have been putting pressure on themselves to do more and more and be as productive as possible. As writers, this means we need to write more. But the truth is, writers don’t need to write for hours a day, or even every day. In this video we’re going raw and uncut to see just how much the writers from the Wander Writer’s Retreat actually write.
The hardest part about writing a novel is usually the first draft. If you’re a pantser, like myself, you tend to make it up as you go, but if you’re a plotting, like my dear friend Brittany Wang, you’re going to spend awhile plotting out your novel to discover what the story is going to be.
I’ve learned a lot of things while editing my third novel, She’s Not Here, and one of them is that I use a lot of filler or filter words. Filler or filter words are words we throw into our novels when we’re being lazy writers and not getting to the point. For today’s video, I’m listing off all the words that you should remove from your novel to improve your writing.
Book reviews are so important when it comes to making sales for your novels. A stranger isn’t going to buy your book if it doesn’t have a lot of reviews, and this is especially true for self-published authors. We have to work a bit harder to present ourselves and our books to make the sale. But how do you get a lot of reviews for your book? Well, you have to ask! Watch the video to find out more!