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Ideas for Books: Where do Good Ideas for Novels Come From?

Ideas for books to write are often elusive, as any writer will tell you, which is why so many authors carry a notebook around with them so they can catch any fleeting inspiration before it disappears. A word, a phrase, an apt reference - all grist to the writer's mill.

In today's guest post in the How to be an Author series, Robin Wolstenholme tells how she dreamed her first book and finds inspiration all around her. Enjoy. Continue reading Ideas for Books: Where do Good Ideas for Novels Come From?

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Ideas for Writing | Choosing the Setting of a Story

Readers generally absorb the setting of a story subconsciously - unless it grates with what they are familiar with! Choosing the setting of a story and accurately communicating it to the reader is, as How to be an Author guest poster, Jeanette Hornby, illustrates, "fundamental in establishing the mood" and believability of the wider story.
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