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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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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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πŸ”Ÿ 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.

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

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” –AnaΓ―s Nin

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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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Question Of The Week.

What inspires you more to write, big city life or country living?

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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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Question Of The Week.

How often do you question the quality of your writing and how do you overcome your doubts?

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Question Of The Week

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

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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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Wednesday Writing Prompt.

This wandering existed only for her. She knew that the corridor would close eventually, and the forest might collapse inwards.

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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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When To TELL and Not SHOW.

We all know that in our writing that it’s been said over and over to show instead of tell. However, when is it appropriate to tell? The following article lays out just this puzzle when it comes to your story. … Continue reading

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Question Of The Week

For you, what’s the difference between a successful day of writing and a failure?

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