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A few hours? Why, that's a good amount of time. If you sit down and write for them, you will be able to write a lot of works. Some things that may help are having a set scheduled time in which you must write -- or sit at your writing desk and do nothing -- or having a minimum daily quota, which should be longer than the amount of writing it takes you to ...


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If you have thoughts of your protagonist and thoughts of other characters, then that's omniscient. If only the thoughts/feelings of your protagonist are revealed, that's limited. It seems like you want other thoughts shown, so I think that would be the omniscient route. I think italicizing thoughts is effective and clear, not sure why that would be a ...


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Disclaimer. I have not read Twilight and have no desire to. However, I'm familiar enough with the character archetype to answer the question. To write a relatable character you must first utterly convince the reader said character is a living, breathing person who existed/exists/will exist in a specific time and place. Nothing less will do. The plot will (...


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The answers above are pretty good already so I'm just adding a few extra bits. Basically, you are approaching the problem from the wrong angle: the question shouldn't be "How do I make my socially awkward character likable", but "How I make my likable character deal with a crippling behavior", if that makes any sense. One thing that could ...


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Yes, omitting your photo is a disadvantage. Your readers must be able to see and relate to you to buy your book. Most publishers expect authors to promote their work through social media extensively. For this, it is critical to establish a strong personal connection with your readers. In photos and videos, it is essential for you to make eye contact through ...


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Lots of people have the same name, but obviously if you published a fantasy novel under the pen name "Daniel Radcliffe" you'd be asking for all kinds of legal trouble. You're better off using a common name (or truly unique one) or else getting the advice of a lawyer who could read some of your work and research the actress to be sure she's not known for ...


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