Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Though the Endpaper Blog is written in English, we have a fascination with world languages and linguistics. Sometimes there is just no way to capture a certain idea or feeling by using an English word or phrase – that's...
Did you receive a new diary for Christmas this year but have never kept one before? Is one of your New Year's resolutions to begin writing in a journal and you're unsure how to start? If you answered yes to either...
We've all had the experience of listening to someone speak and thinking, "I don't think that means what you think it does." It happens to everyone, and can be quite embarrassing when you realise how you misspoke. However, there...
You finished your novel – great! Now, how to get people to read it? Whether you're working with an agent and publisher or going the self-publishing route, promoting your work should be a major focus. Creating a "brand" for yourself...
'Tis the season of indulgent drinks, family-sized feasts and tasty baked goods, and fitness tends to take a backseat. During the cold winter months it's easy to fall out of a healthy routine, as the temptation of staying indoors...
This is it! The last Writing Wednesday and the second-last day of the entire National Novel Writing Month challenge. While we hope you are on track to complete the goal of 50,000 words, there's no shame in having fallen...
It's hard to track how productive you are as a writer because the task at hand (e.g., writing an entire novel) is on such a large scale that you can't easily break it into chunks of time. You may feel...
It's easy to tell when you're reading something that's good or something that's, well, not. But it's not always so easy to pinpoint what exactly it is that makes one work stand out as being better than another. While...
The idea of completing a novel in a thirty-day timeframe can be daunting, to say the least. But it can be done! National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) continues to be a popular writing challenge because it really is possible....
We're nearing the end of October, which means it's almost National Novel Writing Month again! If you are preparing to tackle the 50,000 word challenge, you may be nervous about trying to keep motivated and come up with some...

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