Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
— Napoleon Hill (resource)Think and Grow Rich
Many people can write. But writing well enough to get published takes hours of practice, the ability to take criticism, and expert advice. Filled with stories and tips from published authors, this easy-to-use guide teaches you the basics of the writing craft. Whether you want to create poems or plays, children's books or online blogs, romance novels or a memoir, you'll learn to write more effectively and creatively. Published author, editor, and PR consultant Wendy Burt-Thomas covers all aspects of writing, including how to:
Prepare to write, from planning to research to organization
Properly structure your piece to fit your chosen genre
Stay focused during the drafting and editing processes
Work with other authors
Overcome writer's block
Market your writing
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