Monthly Archives: March 2019

7 Experiences to Look Forward to at the 2019 Writer’s Digest Conference | WritersDigest.com

Find out a few of the sessions and events we’re most looking forward to at the upcoming Writer’s Digest Annual Conference! http://snip.ly/58yasi Source: 7 Experiences to Look Forward to at the 2019 Writer’s Digest Conference | WritersDigest.com

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The Gated Perch (A Dystopian Short Story)

Originally posted on A Writer's Existence:
Herman Rune is sixty-two years old, and he was fifty-seven when he first noticed the man in the crowd below — passing by with no noticeably particular importance. However, as time went on,…

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Sleep In My Arms

Careful not to fall. A nights loss to call. I have been through the maze…

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The History Of Words Sunday

c. 1600, “type of stone used for coffins,” from Latin sarcophagus, from Greek sarkophagos “limestone used for coffins,” literally “flesh-eating,” in reference to the supposed action of this type of limestone Continue reading

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Lyretry

The flame dances around
It tempts every crown
A fall to be sure
This call and allure Continue reading

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Reasons

Why do we attempt to? What do we hope it will do? The seasons fade along the way…

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Rendering

Fallen from my graces. The look on their faces. A moment in intellectual time…

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Let’s See If

Can we tell when? Who would say to begin? These worlds are full of us…

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Social Media Tools & Websites For Indie Authors That You Have To Know About.

Trying to build your writing and publishing career is a challenge. There’s a lot of information out there, and trying to discern a solid piece of advice from fluff or inaccurate data isn’t always easy. Continue reading

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Floating

The air wistful and leaving. The ground beneath deceiving. A vision to collapse within…

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Think You Need A Literary Agent? Well, Here Is What You Need To Know About Finding One.

Looking for a traditional publishing contract?
You need a literary agent.
A good agent will work hard to sell your book to a publisher and negotiate a bigger advance and better contract than you would for yourself. Continue reading

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Second Bigfoot Print Found in Argentina? – Coast to Coast AM

For the second time this month, a mysterious humanoid footprint has been found in Argentina and, once again, a Bigfoot-like creature is suspected of being the source. Source: Second Bigfoot Print Found in Argentina? – Coast to Coast AM

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I Want To Write A Thriller Novel—-But How?

For a healthy, fully functioning thriller, try some literary vitamin C. Dose your book with these five Cs and it will stand strong, chest out, ready to give your reader a run for the money. Continue reading

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Novel Writing Mistakes & How To Fix Them.

In fiction, story matters more than anything else.
Yet too often authors forget this and, in their zeal to impress readers or wow editors, pepper their writing with distracting devices that only end up undermining the story itself. Continue reading

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Launching Your Book & The Other Aspects To Writing, Other Than Writing.

When you’re launching a book, your job is to find readers, engage with readers, write good books, and sell the heck out of said book(s). Here are a few rules from the world of startup businesses that will make the investment of time and energy worth your while. Continue reading

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You Have All The HOW-TO & KNOW-HOW To Write A Book—-Now Tell Me WHY You Want To Write A Book.

So, you have decided that you are going to write a book. The next great American novel. You have done your research on how to brainstorm, plan, plot, write dialogue, craft the perfect hook, and create that amazing twist of an end that will have them screaming for more. Continue reading

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Come & Go

With all we say. The wanting to stay. Our place is here…

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Ticking Away

Simply decided. Is something I did. You can’t forget today…

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The Best Apps & Websites For Writers–Period

In the May/June 2019 issue of Writer’s Digest, you’ll find our annual roundup of the 101 Best Websites for Writers! This year’s collection is supplemented by online addendums, including this set of mobile apps for writers, along with a guide to navigating Reddit’s offerings for writers. Continue reading

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Tired Of Looking At Your Manuscript & Can’t Decide What To Do Next? It’s Time To Hire A Professional Editor!

You’ve finally decided that it’s time to work with a professional editor but you have no clue on what to expect. Continue reading

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