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For the younger writer

30 Novel Writing Tips.

If you are about to write a novel for the first time, we have some novel writing tips which may help you on your way. We have been helping first time novelists for many years and these tips are compiled from their feedback.

There is no definite way to write a novel and different people have different ways of doing it. However, we hope you find these tips useful and wish you every success with your writing.

Do it your way
1) You're the boss!
It's your novel and it belongs to you so do what's comfortable. Take advice from wherever you can, but don't be told you have to do it a certain way. This advice also applies to this web page.
2) Don't lose sight of what you're creating
Never forget the end game is providing a body of written work and that's what will be judged. So don't get too side-tracked with things outside the actual writing process.  
3) Develop your own style
Like trying anything new, writing a novel has a learning curve, even if you have written lots of other stuff before. It is usual for your methods and writing style to develop naturally, quite quickly. The important thing is to have confidence in yourself and get stuck in!

Write about
4) Write about something you know
Do you want to be a writer or a researcher? It really helps if your novel is about an interest and something you know about. Of course, you will still need to do some research,   but it's good to have an existing knowledge to build on.
5) Write something you would like to read
Never forget your readers. If you were another person, would you enjoy reading your book?
6) Read similar stuff
It can be good to read other novels while you are writing yours. It helps you keep in touch of the readers side of the equation. Always be aware of the differences between the book...