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How to finish a book today

By Britt Malka / January 6, 2017

I finished a book today. My secret? I started two weeks ago 😀 No, really, there is a secret, and it’s called focus. Besides finishing that book, I also outlined two chapters in a novel, I’m writing, plus wrote emails, plus watched videos about writing nonfiction. Again: The secret to accomplish all that is focus. […]

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Outline your whodunit chapter for chapter

By Britt Malka / January 6, 2017

When I started writing fiction, I wrote short stories. And I had NO idea about how to go from short to long. How on earth could I figure out what to add to each chapter? What about all the “filler” stuff that makes a great novel? If that’s your problem, too, you’re going to love […]

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Best-selling author shares his method

By Britt Malka / January 5, 2017

First, I have good news for you: I was wrong 🙂 I thought the Udemy $10 offer only lasted one day, but it’s still available for another 5 days. And that made me able to share this awesome and helpful course with you. It’s created by best-selling author Tom Corson-Knowles, whom I’ve been following for […]

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How to finish a book today

By Britt Malka / January 5, 2017

I finished a book today. My secret? I started two weeks ago 😀 No, really, there is a secret, and it’s called focus. Besides finishing that book, I also outlined two chapters in a novel, I’m writing, plus wrote emails, plus watched videos about writing nonfiction. Again: The secret to accomplish all that is focus. […]

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The F-word

By Britt Malka / January 3, 2017

You know the F-word, right? No, not Facebook. On the contrary. I’m talking about Focus. Focus is everything, and I keep working on improving mine. Today, I’ll receive my Freewrite, which will be another step to eliminate distractions. How can you write a book if you check your mail all the time? How can you […]

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When should you make your own covers?

By Britt Malka / January 1, 2017

Don’t make your own covers! Unless you know how to do it, and how to make them look professional. I love my cover artist, but to be honest, once in a while I just want some fast covers for experimenting with books. I’ve been using Photoshop so far, but I just made two discoveries that […]