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The Do’s and Don’ts for a Successful Writing Workshop

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The Do’s and Don’ts for a Successful Writing Workshop

If you’ve decided to participate in your first writing workshop — either virtually or in person — you may be wondering what you can do to be best prepared for your time with other writers and how to make the most of that time. Since a writing workshop typically takes place with a small group […]

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Style Sheets 101: Why You Need One

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Style Sheets 101: Why You Need One

There are several ways to keep yourself and your writing organized. One is a writer’s notebook and the other is to create and maintain your style sheet. Keeping all your ducks in a row as you write a book is no small feat! Let’s face it, you’re trying to keep track of the tiniest details […]

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What are Plot Holes and How to Avoid Them

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What are Plot Holes and How to Avoid Them

Plot holes can creep up in any book genre, and typically go undetected for a while. To start identifying plot holes within your work, you have to know what you’re looking for. There are a few different types of plot holes: Continuity errors Something takes place that is impossible Storylines are unresolved at the end […]

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5 Benefits of Mastering Grammar

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5 Benefits of Mastering Grammar

This question of writing skillset comes up a lot: “Do I need to be good at writing to write a book?” The answer is “yes” and “no.” In order to write a book that others want to read, writers have to understand the basics of writing and be willing to read a lot of resource books, […]

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How to Outline Your Fiction Novel

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How to Outline Your Fiction Novel

  When it comes to outlining any book many writers go about the process very differently. Some will outline their entire novel down to the most minute details. And others will wing their entire first draft. Plus, there are a group of writers who fall somewhere in the middle; they will create a loose outline […]

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