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www.health.harvard.edu/healthbeat/writing-about-emotions-may-ease-stress-and-trauma

This Special Health Report, Stress Management: Enhance your well-being by reducing stress and building resilience, can help you identify your stress warning ... Writing about thoughts and feelings that arise from a traumatic or stressful life experience — called expressive writing — may help some people cope with the ...

www.novel-writing-help.com/make-money-writing.html

Sep 18, 2017 ... Besides, writing a novel purely for financial reward is unlikely to result in the best novel you can write. .... embrace the opportunities of online self publishing, or whether you use the power of the Internet to land a traditional publishing deal, there has never been a better time to make money writing novels.

www.helpscout.net/blog/benefits-of-writing

Apr 20, 2016 ... When you attempt to envision a writer, I imagine many of you see a quirky recluse , hunched over a desk in some cabin, crumpled paper strewn about as they obsessively work on the next great American novel. But writing is so much more. Prose is thought put to page, which makes all of us writers, even if ...

blogs.plos.org/neurotribes/2011/06/02/practical-tips-on-writing-a-book-from-22-brilliant-authors

Jun 2, 2011 ... It will breathe a lot of life into the book. For the Win by Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow Author of With a Little Help, For the Win, Makers, and Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom. Write every day. Anything you do every day gets easier. If you're insanely busy, make the amount that you write every day small ...

www.ian-irvine.com/on-writing/the-truth-about-publishing

To succeed, you have to write the best story you possibly can, for the genre you' re writing in, and be professional in every other way. It's the writers who work hardest at .... Publishers love authors who work hard to sell their books, and you'll get a better deal next time, and more promotion. Lesson 9: Your editor is wise and ...

www.janefriedman.com/please-dont-blog-your-book

Feb 8, 2012 ... Writers who ask, “Can I blog to get a book deal? ... If you dump your blog content into a book without any further development or editing, I'm willing to bet it will be a bad book (unless, of course, you wrote ... If I read a book and think, “I could've gotten this from a series of blog posts,” then I consider it a failure.

www.well-storied.com/blog/writing-when-depressed

Jun 30, 2016 ... It sounds simple, but it took me years to realize that I can channel some of my nasty depressive emotions into my stories to help make my characters more realistic and relatable. So I took a look at my list of characters, found the one whose story line would be most enhanced by a nasty internal struggle, and ...

www.theguardian.com/books/2010/feb/20/10-rules-for-writing-fiction-part-two

Feb 19, 2010 ... 4 If you are writing a plot-driven genre novel make sure all your major themes/ plot elements are introduced in the first third, which you can call the ... and it doesn't have anything to tell you that you don't know already (assuming, that is, you've read a great deal of fiction in the past; if you haven't you have no ...

www.writersstore.com/the-novel-vs-the-screenplay-a-tough-love-guide-for-talented-writers

Learn the difference between writing screenplays vs novels and where you should invest your writing energies in this expert guide by author James Bonnet. ... doing everything themselves, while the filmwright delegates many responsibilities to others, is generally more sociable, and can handle a great deal more stress.