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David Farland's Writing Tips

Is your story memorable?
DavidFarland - 7/28/2015
What traits do the most successful authors possess?
DavidFarland - 7/21/2015
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DavidFarland - 7/17/2015
Everything in life has a cost—your stories should broker no exception.
DavidFarland - 7/13/2015
How do you develop as a writer? It requires a balance of study and practice.
DavidFarland - 7/8/2015
Many great stories share "the loneliness problem". Should you include it in yours?
DavidFarland - 7/1/2015
As a creative person, you are capable of finding unique solutions to the challenges you face.
DavidFarland - 6/26/2015
Dave's thoughts on the challenges facing indie authors today.
DavidFarland - 6/23/2015
When you put complex characters in conflict, you’ve got a recipe for a powerful story, one loaded with ups and downs, with misconception and betrayals, with shocking surprises and dreaded possibilities.
DavidFarland - 6/12/2015
In order for a story to work, there must be a good deal of truth in it.
DavidFarland - 6/9/2015
The single greatest failure in fiction is a failure of imagination.
DavidFarland - 6/3/2015
Yes, writer's block is real. Yes, there is a cure!
DavidFarland - 6/1/2015
It helps to know your audience, and as novelists, we really should know how to analyze our own audience.
DavidFarland - 5/27/2015
Is the publishing business all luck? I don't think so ...
DavidFarland - 5/18/2015
How to make the impossible not only possible, but extraordinary.
DavidFarland - 5/15/2015
A list of ideas to consider as you prepare to write, or revise, a scene.
DavidFarland - 5/11/2015
The most productive writers are the ones who get excited by their work.
DavidFarland - 5/8/2015
You may not realize it, but as writers we are all on the same journey. We all start as “wannabes,” hoping to amaze audiences with our eloquence and powerful tales, and so we set out on a quest to become “writers.” Some of us take only a few steps along the path before we give up. Others become legends.
DavidFarland - 5/6/2015
Editors fill their “stables” with stories, not authors.
DavidFarland - 5/4/2015
Get tips from bestselling author and instructor-to-the-stars, David Farland, on how to write a bestselling novel.
DavidFarland - 5/1/2015
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