Top Writing Posts of 2013

Top Writing Posts of 2013

As we say goodbye to 2013 and rev our engines for 2014, let’s look back at some of the most popular posts from the last year. Just in case you missed them, here are the Top Writing Posts of 2013 (as ranked by page hits)!

1. 5 Ways to Write a Killer Plot Twist

2. How Not to Be a Writer – 15 Signs You’re Doing It Wrong

3. Most Common Writing Mistakes: Weak Character Voice

4. 10 Ways to Make Readers Loathe Your Antagonist

5. How I Self-Edit My Novels: 15 Steps From First Draft to Publication

6. 6 Must-Know Tricks for Getting to Know Your Characters

7. Top 25 Ways to Write an Awesome Book

8. 7 Ways to Build Your Writing Confidence

9. How to Double Your Story’s Conflict in Seconds

10. 3 Signs You Should Give Up on Your Story

Happy New Year!

Top Writing Posts of 2013

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K.M. Weiland is the award-winning and internationally-published author of the acclaimed writing guides Outlining Your Novel, Structuring Your Novel, and Creating Character Arcs. A native of western Nebraska, she writes historical and fantasy novels and mentors authors on her award-winning website Helping Writers Become Authors.


  1. Awesome. Thanks for putting this all together. I’m going to bookmark the page and come back to the articles when I have more time to read them all.

  2. Congratulations on hitting the top 10 bloggers list. Again. It is well deserved, this is one of my favorite sites. And thanks for putting together this list!

  3. I just wanted to say thank you for all the wonderful posts throughout the year. This is only one of a very few that I read each and every post. And I share them on our writers’ group page. Thanks again for all the helpful info! I wish you much happiness and success in the new year. 🙂

  4. KM,
    Thanks for these highlights. Your blog is consistently outstanding–a must-read for all serious writers. Congratulations on another great year and best wishes to you for success in 2014.

  5. Thanks for putting this together for us!

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