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You can have other people, such as beta readers, help you if you need it. Sometimes I'll forget a word or need to know how a scene would sound better (with one certain word, or a different one in its place), and so I ask someone to help. For example, I was writing a scene for one of my dragon books once, and my character was flying through the air. I was ...


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Don't try to judge your chapters on your first time through them. If you only have a few thoughts for it right now, just move onto the next chapter. If you suddenly get inspired, come back to this chapter and add onto it. Once you have a pretty complete first draft, go back, look at your overall structure, and decide which chapters need to be in the final ...


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I've written many chapters, and when I write one (and finished it) but ended up not liking it, I save it in a notepad and write a new chapter and see how that goes. If the new one flows better, I simply replace it. I would keep the old chapters for references and maybe IDEAS for future chapters


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You have four primary options: Edit and rewrite the chapter This is what you should do first before doing any other options. Start by editing your current chapter. If you substantially improve your writing with edits on grammar and flow you may decide to keep the chapter. If not, try at least one time to completely rewrite the chapter and make it different ...


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If there are no events, it's very likely that this chapter is not moving the story forward. What is the conflict of the story? How will this contribute to sharpening it? How will it raise the stakes? What effect does it have? If you conclude that it does not have enough effect to justify its existence, you may certainly be right to excise it. If you keep ...


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I've experienced writer's block before, too. It's a bad feeling, that's for sure. The only way to get rid of it is to come up with an idea. This can happen by just waiting around, but staring at the sky, by stepping away for a bit, or even just typing the same thing over and over and over and over and over again to free your subconsciousness from its cage. ...


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