11 Articles That Will Inspire You to Finish Your Next Book


Writing TipsAt BookBaby, we talk to authors all day long about eBook formatting, book promotion, book printing, website creation and hosting, etc. But we don’t get the chance to talk to authors that often while their books are still being written.

I wanted to gather a bunch of our best blog posts from the past few months on the topic of WRITING, and ask you about how your writing process is going. So check out these eleven articles that will inspire you to finish your next book, and then let us know how it’s going in the comments section below. 

1. 10 Writing Exercises to Break You Out of Your Creative Rut

2. Writers, Forget About Your Weaknesses!

3. 6 Essential Tips For Your Own Stay-at-Home Writing Retreat

4. How to Build a Stockpile of Good Writing Ideas

5. How to Make Your Prose More Poetic

6. Using Beats to Bring Your Dialogue to Life: Turn the Beat Around

7. Avoid the Sagging Middle in Your Next Novel

8. Stop Writing Your Book! (in long stretches, that is)

9. Writing Quotes by Famous Authors

10. Last Lines of Great Books: SPOILER ALERT!

11. First Sentences of Great Books

Inspired yet? What do you have left to do in order to finish your next book? Tell us the story behind the story.

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Chris Robley is an award-winning poet, songwriter, performer, and music producer who now lives in Portland, Maine after more than a decade in Portland, Oregon. His music has been praised by NPR, the LA Times, the Boston Globe, and others. Skyscraper Magazine said he is “one of the best short-story musicians to come along in quite some time.” Robley’s poetry has been published or is forthcoming in POETRY, Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Beloit Poetry Journal, RHINO, Magma Poetry, and more. He is the 2013 winner of Boulevard's Poetry Prize for Emerging Writers and the 2014 recipient of a Maine Literary Award in the category of "Short Works Poetry."



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