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Wednesday’s Writing Prompt.

She closed her eyes, stretched out, and gave in to the rising sun. Another day is all it would take to make the situation right.

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“I would advise anyone who aspires to a writing career that before developing his talent he would be wise to develop a thick hide.” —Harper Lee

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“Everybody walks past a thousand story ideas every day. The good writers are the ones who see five or six of them. Most people don’t see any.” – Orson Scott

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.” –Franz Kafka

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Word Of the Every Other Day.

welkin [ wel-kin ] noun Chiefly Literary. the sky; the vault of heaven. the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected Example of use: I was followed by Hocker in a like strain, and others … Continue reading

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Book Cover Design Checklist.

DIY book covers can be one of the most rewarding projects for any author. However, if done poorly, it can have drastic consequences. Before you embark on creating your own cover design check out the article below for some pointers … Continue reading

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Crafting Morally Grey Characters.

Who doesn’t love a character that straddles the line of good and evil? They’re interesting, shady, and most of all, strangely lovable. However, have you ever attempted to write a morally grey character? If you have, then you’ve been through … Continue reading

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.” – Ernest Hemingway

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Building Cohesiveness Into Your Novel.

Have you ever read a book that felt like it was a mash-up of separate thoughts and directions? As if the author wasn’t sticking to a predetermined theme or motif. This can throw a reader off and confuse or even … Continue reading

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” –Oscar Wilde

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🔟 Signs Your Writing Is Amateurish & How To Fix It.

These tips are invaluable to all writers, especially new writers. Avoiding these mistakes is crucial to your author’s credibility. The article below lays out the top ten mistakes in your writing that make you come off as a newbie and … Continue reading

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“Figure out what you love and chase after it with everything you’ve got. Life is too short to be bothered with anything else.” — Anonymous

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The 5️⃣ Essential Elements You Need On Page #1 Of Your Story.

” So, how did it end?” “I don’t know. I lost interest after the first page.” You definitely don’t want your readers saying this about your book. As a writer, you need to capture the audience from page one. How … Continue reading

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” –Benjamin Franklin

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To ALL Us Writers: Here’s A Much Needed Kick In The Ass!

I love this video! It’s the hard truth and not sugar-coated. It is a much-needed reminder, especially during this #NaNoWriMo. I hope all writers take a moment, click the link below, and watch and let the overall message sink in. … Continue reading

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Top Books On Writing To Help You Improve.

This list is short, but oh so sweet. If you purchase a book this week, make it one of these six, and you will not be disappointed. Improving your writing should be at the top of your want list as … Continue reading

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Is Your Story Worth Writing?

Are you pondering taking the plunge into writing a novel? Maybe you have your protagonist and antagonist all fleshed out in your head. But, is the story you want to tell worth the hours, days, weeks, and months of effort … Continue reading

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Crafting Negative Character Arcs.

Who needs a happy ending to be satisfied and entertained? Not me! Negative character arcs are the cornerstone of captivating stories across many genres. If you’re looking to add some depth and intrigue to your story, read this article on … Continue reading

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Choosing a Point of View for Your Story.

POV can make or break your narrative. It’s true! Have you ever picked up a book and found your nerves being ground into pulp? It was probably the point of view the author chose. How do you know which POV … Continue reading

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Question Of The Week

Would you rather tell a great story to a live audience of thousands or write a great story a few people read?

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