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How To Be a Better Writer with Author Jennifer Manuel

I published my first short story when I was 39, and my first novel when I was 45. I would never have been able to write what I wrote without the life experiences that forty-five years had given me.

Faye Arcand, Faye E. Arcand, My Twisted Writer Brain…, nonfiction, Writers, writing, Writing a Book

What You Need to Know Before Writing That NonFiction Book

Is your book creative nonfiction where you're showing "real" events in an entertaining and story-like way? If writing in this literary genre do your homework and make sure you're actually doing nonfiction. It can get a little fuzzy when the truth is stretched too far on the creative side (thus turning it into fiction) but still represented as fact.

Faye Arcand, Faye E. Arcand, My Twisted Writer Brain…, Writers, writing, Writing a Book, writing tips

How to Finally Get That Book Started

Starting can be the most difficult part of the journey. You know what you want to say, you've plotted it all out (or not), and are eager to finally make a go of getting it done. We all start somewhere, but there is an element of patience involved. Even for seasoned writers who know what direction they're going it can be a challenge.