Knowing your desired market helps you to determine how to approach your writing.
Television writer Hollie Overton shares three skills from screenwriting that have helped her write two novels, as well as three skills she had to learn while writing fiction.
Source: The Differences and Similarities Between Writing a Novel and Writing for Television | WritersDigest.com
Getting all the right pieces in all the right places will put your book in the best place it can possibly be.
The 5 items on this novel-writing checklist will impact every page. Whether you’re writing or revising, make sure all your story’s pieces are in place.
Source: The Great Novel-Writing Checklist (Just in Time for NaNoWriMo!) – Helping Writers Become Authors
Responding to the clamor for female protagonists may draw you down the wrong path of creating a character with all the wrong traits. Here are some thoughts on how to do it right.
Start looking for themes that are honest about who your female protagonists were, are, and where they’re going.
Source: Why We Need More Thematically-Pertinent Female Protagonists