And some ways to break through it

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Even normal ones.

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How do I keep writing when it’s hard?

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How do you find your distinctive writing voice?

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Between finishing a manuscript and getting feedback

My desk, mid-edit.

Does it ever get any easier to write?

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Editing, and how I feel about editing

My desk right now.

How I edit

My rough finished manuscript was about 85,000 words. Ideally I would like the finished draft to be 90–95,000 words, but I know that I usually under-write and so more words generally get added in subsequent…

How long should my book be?

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How do I avoid being boring online?

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Julie Cohen

I’m a Sunday Times bestselling novelist and creative writing consultant. My latest novel is SPIRITED. Twitter: @julie_cohen

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