10 Tips to Help You Choose a Title for Your Story

Nicole J Simms/ July 5, 2020/ Blog/ 0 comments

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Ugh! Choosing a title for a story is my least favourite part of writing. I normally have a working title for my stories, but when it’s finally time to properly title my story, I’m left with a blank page waiting for me to find a title that makes the story shine. But, I must admit, a lot of my titles

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How I Use the MBTI Method to Create Realistic Characters

Nicole J Simms/ June 21, 2020/ Blog/ 0 comments

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If you’ve read the title and said, ‘What’s MBTI?’ I wouldn’t be surprised because this time last year I would have asked the same question. But, I’m glad I found out about this because it has helped me to create realistic characters. I first heard about the MBTI when I was watching Abbie Emmons’ ‘How to Write Characters’ video. During

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March to May 2020 — A Writing Journey Update

Nicole J Simms/ June 7, 2020/ Blog/ 0 comments

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It’s June! (Gasps in horror) I can’t believe we are halfway through 2020. Where did the time go? The last three months have been a blur, thanks to Covid-19. Here in the UK, we are starting to ease out of lockdown, but these last three months have been challenging. Thankfully, my friends and family are still well, so I’m grateful

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Exploring Reedsy’s Free Writing Courses

Nicole J Simms/ May 17, 2020/ Blog/ 0 comments

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I have recently been inspired to start working on my idea for a children’s fiction series — I know this isn’t part of my goals for 2020, but sometimes it’s okay to give in to temptation. But as I have never written a novel for children, I decided it would be wise to learn more about writing for these readers.

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