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[VIDEO] How to Find and Capture Ideas for Your Novel

Next to writer’s block – where the words required to progress through an in-progress work just refuse to come – one of the most common maladies reported by any fiction writer is lack of inspiration. In this instance, the words don’t have a chance to come – because the idea they’ll be required to express [...]

By | January 29th, 2018|The Craft of Writing, Writer's Life|0 Comments

5 Beneficial Apps for Fiction Writers

We live in a high-tech world. While you may prefer to sit down in a quiet room and bring your story to life amidst the clacking of a typewriter, the classical approach could cut you off from some fantastic apps and services, all geared toward making your writing experience as productive and rewarding as possible. [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|Writer's Life|9 Comments

5 NaNoWriMo Novels That Were a Commercial Success

Everyone dreams of sailing through NaNoWriMo, completing the 50,000th word with a flourish at 11:58 on November 30th, then spending a leisurely December polishing their manuscript into a budding bestseller for the New Year. The harsh truth is that for most of us, this may not become a reality – but that doesn’t mean it’s [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Self Publishing, Traditional Publishing, Writer's Life|0 Comments

NaNoWriMo Is Go! A Message for 2017

Today's the day -- November is here for another year, and that means hundreds of thousands of writers worldwide are officially on a mission to complete their novel within the next 30 days! If you're taking part, we salute you. Everyone behind the scenes (pages?) here at AutoCrit would like to take this opportunity to [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|Writer's Life|0 Comments

5 Essential Screenwriting Podcasts You Should Subscribe to Today

If you’re a writer who blends a vivid imagination with the written word to create scripts for the big screen, TV, or even the stage, you’re sure to appreciate sitting back and listening to a good podcast or two on the subject. When you manage to get the time spare, that is! Writing for film [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|The Craft of Writing, Writer's Life|0 Comments

How Hard is it to Get a Book Published? These Authors Will Inspire You to Keep Going

No matter how long you’ve been writing, it’s important never to give up. It’s something we at AutoCrit, and countless successful authors across the globe, stress time and time again when the question is asked: Just how hard is it to get a book published? In this line of work, rejection is common – and [...]

By | August 14th, 2017|Writer's Life|5 Comments