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Letter From the Editor

This month I decided to focus on the importance of writing instruction and writing critique groups. We writers all have that natural urge to write and express ourselves and for … Continue reading

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The Craft of Writing Vs the Art of Writing by Bruce H Johnson

Craft This is the “what you do” of fiction writing or any art form. It’s the hours of practicing scales for a musician, the hours of physical conditioning and practicing … Continue reading

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Love of Language and Writing by Mtutuzeli Nyoka

I remember the enchantment, and the sweet thrills that books brought, and still do, into my life. Not only was my mind nourished and my spirit refreshed, but each book … Continue reading

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Know Your Writing Weaknesses by Karen Cioffi

Writing is such a unique journey for each and every writer. Some may find it easy to meld their chapters one into another, while others find it easy to get … Continue reading

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Joining a Critique Group? Five Questions You Should Ask, First! By Kelly Hollman

So, you’re ready to take your writing to the next level. To venture out and share your work, get feedback and improve your craft. Hooking up with the right group … Continue reading

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How to Choose a Great Writing Group by Laura N Roberts

Choosing a writing group that will help you as a working writer can be a challenge. While some groups, such as your local writer’s guild, may appear to be beneficial … Continue reading

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Fiction Writing- How to Develop Your Style by Karleene Morrow

What exactly is style? Basically it has to do with the way a writer puts his words together. It isn’t just what he says, it’s how he says it. Author … Continue reading

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Fiction Tips – Let Others Read Your Writing? By Norma Jean Lutz

Letting other people read your creative writing – good idea or bad idea? That question constantly plagues beginning writers. It is, in truth, a sticky wicket. There are no easy, pat answers. My reply … Continue reading

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Developing Your Writing Habits by Emiley Jones

“The major difficulty a writer must face has nothing to do with language: it is finding or making the circumstances that make writing possible. The first project for a writer … Continue reading

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Attending Writing Class by Terence Tam

Do you love writing and have an ambition to become a bestselling writer? You probably have an idea of what to write, but since you’re just starting out as a … Continue reading

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A Writer Writes to Develop a Unique Voice by Eula Turner

“Wanna-be” writers wait for inspiration or a Muse, make excuses, and sometimes criticize people who are writing or have written. Others lament that they don’t know what to write about. … Continue reading

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10 Simple Steps – Basics of the Writing Process by Brian Westover

At one time or another, it will be helpful (if not essential) that every individual knows how to write. The ability to develop a message and present it to others … Continue reading

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Feature Book Review by Chloe Metzger: Where Love Lies – Julie Cohen

To the outside world Felicity has the perfect life, a job as a children’s author and illustrator, a lovely home in a small village and a doting husband most women … Continue reading

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Why writers’ critique groups are critical for success

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Def Poetry: Floetry- “Fantasize” (Official Video)

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Letter From the Editor

It’s a New Year with new chances for you to get moving and focus on what it is that you want out of this year.  No matter how your year … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Nikki Woods, Executive Producer of the Tom Joyner Morning Show

Nikki Woods, author of Easier Said Than Done, is a Multi-media personality, Social Media and Personal Branding Coach, Motivational Speaker and Voice-over artist, the senior producer of the Tom Joyner … Continue reading

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Feature Book Review by Chloe Metzger: The Rosie Project – Graeme Simsion

“Humans often fail to see what is close to them and obvious to others.” Ahead of the release of The Rosie Effect due out later this week I have decided … Continue reading

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8 Tips to Stay Productive and Focused by Anastasia Pryanikova

In our fast-paced world, maintaining focused energy is one of the biggest personal productivity challenges. Much of the energy drain happens due to the sense of mental overwhelm and frequent … Continue reading

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Too Many to Do’s 8? Neat Ideas to Help You Get Organized, Stay Focused and Get Things Done by Ariane Benefit

Are you one of the many people who have massive TO DO lists but really never get them all done? Solution? Create a realistic Master Plan and get organized! Whether … Continue reading

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Tips for Managing the Perfectionist in You by Patrick Smyth

If you find yourself stuck in your writing by searching for the perfect idea, phrase, descriptive language, action sequence or grammatically correct prose, you may be a perfectionist. Producing high … Continue reading

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Time Management – How to Get Organized and Get More Done by Nick Lancaster

We are all trying to save time and work on our time management. There are several ways to go about doing this. Learning to eliminate tasks, do tasks more efficiently, … Continue reading

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Successful People Focus on Their Goals by Bud Bilanich

The other day, I came across a succinct statement on goal setting and goal achievement from Denis Waitely… “The secret to productive goal setting is in establishing clearly defined goals, … Continue reading

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Organizing Your Thoughts in Writing by Lisa U Maki

One of the major goals of every writer is to be able to reach out to her audience and communicate her message clearly to them. Though there are several factors … Continue reading

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Organize and Focus – Setting Goals For The New Year by Cynthia Charleen

The new year is a good time to revisit your goals from the prior year. What did you accomplish from the last year that made a change in your business? … Continue reading

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How to Beat Procrastination and Complete Your Writing Project by Douglas Robert

Putting things off is something almost everyone does at times. But procrastination for any writer or individual trying to create an information product can easily spell disaster as one delay … Continue reading

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It’s a New Year and a Time to Write Your Book or eBook! By Andrea Susan Glass

Happy New Year! It’s a new year and new opportunities are ahead. I’m wondering if 2015 might be the year you’re going to get your book or eBook written and … Continue reading

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How to Stay Focused to Increase Production by Wade Davis

Organization is a key component to success in anything. Being organized has to be a consistent priority in your life if you plan on following through enough to achieve success. … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: Creating an Inspiration Board by Kami Garcia

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How to Publish a Novel: Step 7, Submission Strategy

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How to Publish a Novel: Step 6, Query Letter

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How to Publish a Novel: Step 5, Publicity Prep

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How to Publish a Novel: Step 4, Write your Best Selling Book

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How To Publish a Novel: Step 3, Write an Outline

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How To Publish a Novel: Step 2, Identify Your Best Selling Idea

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How To Publish a Novel: Step 1

Okay so now that National Novel Writing Month is over and we’ve all had a week to just recover (or was it just me that needed recovery time) and step … Continue reading

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On ending a novel with Anne Rice

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Writing Tips: Stop Editing While You Draft (NaNoWriMo Edition) by Kami Garcia

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Writing Tips: How to End Scenes & Chapters (NaNoWriMo Edition) by Kami Garcia

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Stan Lee’s Advice To Aspiring Writers | Lee Hawkins

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Writing Tips: Is Your Protagonist Relatable? (NaNoWriMo Edition) by Kami Garcia

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Nicholas Sparks Shares Tips for Aspiring Writers

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Writing Tips: Kill the Internet Distractions (NaNoWriMo Edition) with Kami Garcia

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James Patterson 2013 keynote speaker, Savannah Book Festival

I found this little Gem and wanted to share it with you all.  

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Writing Advice from Anne Rice

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Writing Tips: Writing Better Dialogue (NaNoWriMo Edition) by Kami Garcia

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Writing Tips: Why Every Scene Needs Conflict (NaNoWriMo Edition)

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Writing Tips: Writing the Mushy Middle (NaNoWriMo Edition) by Kami Garcia

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14 Tips for Motivation and Productivity for NaNoWriMo

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Writing Tips: Using Writing Triggers to Get More Done (NaNoWriMo Edition)

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