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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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6️⃣ Word Story Challenge

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.

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Lost Lives

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A Sisters Choice (Flash Fiction)

“I’m not Mandy! I’m Angela. You’ve got the wrong sister!” Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Writing Prompt

As she approached the sign post, she slowly realized it’s significance. What would the others decide?

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How To Write A Terrifying Villain.

As readers, we want our villains to be scary, horrific, and unstoppable. At least I do. So how as a writer do you go about creating that iconic villain that has your readers turning on the lights and checking behind … Continue reading

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A Most Effective Program (Flash Fiction)

As Neil went to shake hands, he caught a glimpse of a figure crossing the doorway behind Dr. Sudekus. The shadow seemed to move with purpose and determination. Continue reading

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Question Of The Week

How important are character names to you as you read a story?

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Where Do I Turn?

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6️⃣ Word Story Challenge

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.

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Wednesday’s Writing Prompt

He stumbled through the gates and looked up. He found himself back inside the carnival; he hadn’t left; he had reentered the attraction. Everything began to spin.

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How To Write An Addiction Into Your Story.

Unless you are a counselor or have personal experience with addiction, writing a character with an addiction requires some research. Which questions should you ask yourself and what aspects of addiction do you need to focus on? The article below … Continue reading

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How Not To Begin Your Novel.

A bad start to your story can be devastating for your book. What are the top no-nos to avoid when trying to entice your readers to delve into your book? The list below will keep you on the right track … Continue reading

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Word Of The Every Other Day

Attrition [at·tri·tion] n.  1. A gradual, natural reduction in membership or personnel, as through retirement, resignation, or death. 2. A gradual diminution in number or strength. “The company’s attrition rate was quite high.”

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Every Last Drop Of Hope (Flash Fiction)

Kirkland ran his hand across his beard wiping away the excess blood. Continue reading

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How To Add A Red Herring Into Your Book.

Misleading your readers is one of the most powerful tools a writer has. Though there are many ways to do this, one of the most effective is the red herring. What is a red herring, you ask? The article and … Continue reading

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Word Of The Every Other Day

Prognosticate [prog·nos·ti·cate] v.  To predict according to present indications or signs; foretell. “The armchair quarterback tried to prognosticate the play from his recliner.”

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The History Of Words Sunday

I thought this word would have an older origin. I wonder if the word has carried the controversy it has today during it’s whole of existence? Believe in them or don’t, but there’s no doubt this word has earned a … Continue reading

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6️⃣ Word Story Challenge

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.

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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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