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Inspiration To Write When You Don’t Want To

What’s worse than writer’s block? Lacking the motivation to write can stifle the most prolific of writers. How do you find the will to write when you don’t have the power to pick up the pen? The article below gives … Continue reading

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Writing, Can You Fake It Till You Make It?

The article below examines the idea that as writers we sometimes attempt to fake our writing to fit our expectations and desires. Can this actually work? Faking Your Writing

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How To Write A Short Story

Writing a short story can sometimes be more difficult than writing a novel. If your idea is too grand then the story will expand beyond the realm of what a short story can handle. How do you keep your idea … Continue reading

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How To Write A Heartbreaking Character Death

It has been said that the more we put into creating a character the more we must put into killing them. Only makes sense right? When you kill off a character you want your readers to feel the full impact … Continue reading

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Overwriting & Underwriting–Which Is Worse?

Does your scene have too much detail? Or is it underwritten to the point you’ve lost your readers? That fine line in between can be a hard one to walk. Both scenarios offer their own problems, and both tend to … Continue reading

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How To Grow As A Writer & Never Look Back

How many hours of practice do they say it takes to master an instrument? Well double that, and you might be halfway there when it comes to the craft of writing fiction. Creative writing is difficult, but that’s what makes … Continue reading

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Dealing With Passive Voice In Your Novel

I have an addiction. Apparently, I’m addicted to writing sentences in the passive voice. After each session of writing, I run my work through Grammarly and inevitably numerous passive voice errors pop up. I can’t stand them! If you’re like … Continue reading

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