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Seven Tips That Helped Me Write

Here are the seven tips that I have shared on this blog so far.

I actively use all of them in my own freelance and fiction writing, and I find them invaluable!

1. Poetry writing advice: This one was a post on distilling, as much as possible, the art of writing poetry for someone who wants to attempt it seriously.

Writing poetry? Not!…..but if you want to try….

2. Capturing writing ideas: This post talks about the ability to capture and record ideas easily using available technology.

On Ideas, Dictaphones and Writing

3. Flash fiction as a genre: This post was all about writing flash fiction, and is illustrated with an example and useful links

On Writing Flash Fiction

4. Freelance writing entry levels: This post is a brief list of areas where an aspiring freelance writer can try and break in, and the future possibilities this will lead to.

Web Freelance Writing Opportunities

5. Mind maps and their use in writing: This post defines mind-maps and explores the ways in which they can inspire and unclog all kinds of writing. Besides writer applications on the web, this is one of the most helpful plotting tools for a writer.

Writing and Mind-maps

6. Using a camera to inspire writing: In this post I explain a method I always use to hunt for new ideas, the free-association triggered by an image.

Writing Inspired by a Digital Camera

7. Blog in order to write better: This post is all about how blogging works to help not only your writing skills, but also your writing career.

Writing a Blog to Help your Writing

Each post addresses a different aspect of writing, but all of them have one aspect in common: all the tips I talk about are tried and tested, and really, really work.

Damyanti Biswas

Damyanti Biswas is the author of You Beneath Your Skin and numerous short stories that have been published in magazines and anthologies in the US, the UK, and Asia. She has been shortlisted for Best Small Fictions and Bath Novel Awards and is co-editor of the Forge Literary Magazine. Her next literary crime thriller, The Blue Bar, is represented by Lucienne Diver from The Knight Agency, and was published by Thomas & Mercer on January 1, 2023.

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