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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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Using The Underworld In Your Story.

Descending into the underworld for a character can open so many doors to your story. High adventure, self-realization, or inner/outer triumph are just a few possibilities for your characters journey. The article attached below outlines the many circumstances one might … 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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Writing An Unlikeable Protagonist.

Your protagonist doesn’t always need to be everyone’s favorite. The character you love to hate can bring enormous depth to your story. The quick article below will walk you through the process of creating an unlikeable protagonist that will have … 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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Does Your Author Website Have What It Takes?

Is your author website attracting the optimal number of readers? Is there more you could do? The article below from the writers at BookBaby will explain what an effective author site should have. What Every Author Website Needs

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Question Of The Week

Which is more satisfying, creating a character, or killing them off?

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How To Come Up With A Title For Your Book.

Titles can be difficult to come up with. They have to stand out from the crowd and entice readers to pick up your book. So, how do you go about choosing the perfect title that will do your story justice? … Continue reading

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How To Insert A Theme Throughout Your Book.

Themes are the glue that binds every other aspect of your story together. They’re the overall experience your readers will feel. The handle of the blade that is your, the writers, central message. If asked, could you pinpoint the theme/s … Continue reading

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How To Write Traumatic Effects Into Your Story.

If you’re writing a traumatic experience into the backstory of your character, how will you show how it affects your character in the present? Do you know the signs and symptoms of recalling a past traumatic experience and how they … Continue reading

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“A writer of fiction is really… a congenital liar who invents from his own knowledge or that of other men.” Ernest Hemingway

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Wednesday Writing Prompt

While something of an introvert she could still voice her opinion. When the thoughts became too much, she would erupt with words of wisdom and depth to the surprise of those around her.

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Why You Need To Be Writing Flash Fiction.

I know I’ve been harping on flash fiction for a while now, but I’m a firm believer that anyone who learns to write captivating flash fiction will also improve their longer works. This is true in so many ways. Flash … Continue reading

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How To Create Depth In Your Writing.

Are you looking for an easy way to add more depth to your writing? Do you sometimes feel as if your words are a little flat on the page? The article below will walk you through a quick and easy … Continue reading

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Creating Captivating Description In Your Writing.

Do you find yourself in over your head when it comes to describing settings, surroundings, or objects in your writing? A good description can go a long way to enticing a readers imagination. It can pull the reader further into … Continue reading

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πŸ”Ÿ Tips For Writing Dialogue.

Do you struggle to write engaging dialogue? Are you wondering how you can improve this all-important aspect of your writing? The video below will give you ten essential tips for writing dialogue that will keep your readers turning the pages. … Continue reading

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Best Blog Topics For Authors

Thinking about starting a blog, already have one? Are you a fiction author? What should you be blogging about to create the most traffic to your site? The article below will help you narrow your blogs down to what is … Continue reading

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider

“The one thing emphasized in any creative writing course is ‘write what you know,’ and that automatically drives a wooden stake through the heart of imagination. If they really understood the mysterious process of creating fiction, they would say, ‘You … Continue reading

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How to Create Suspense in Your Novel

First, you need to understand how the suspense genre is different from the mystery genre. Continue reading

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Create Powerful Imagery in Your Writing

Another great article on the topic of β€˜Show, Don’t Tell’. This is a subject I dearly want to master and I’ve been scouring the internet for information on it. This is one of the better articles I’ve come across. I … Continue reading

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