- General Writing Advice
How to deal with a Writer’s Block
As I said in an answer to a Goodreads’ question, a writer will have to push through the block. What does that mean? Simply put. A writer should not give up on that part of the manuscript.
Should I do an outline?
You need to find a process that works for you, and you need to stick with it. It does not matter if you free write, as long as your plot is tight, and if outlining helps you see the plot, then it would do no good to just “wing” it.
How to Start Writing A Novel?
To start off with, think of the topic you wish to write about and decide whether it would be fictional (including genre) or nonfictional. This decision will determine the type of research that will need to be done initially. A Health Guide complete with an exercise regime takes more research than a fantasy novel set in a fictional world.
How to edit a manuscript?
The editing process takes place in several steps, and it does involve re-reading the manuscript multiple times.