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How to Write a Captivating Short Story

Filed in Writing Tips by on January 12, 2023 0 Comments
How to Write a Captivating Short Story

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a short story is defined as an invented narrative that’s shorter than a novel, deals with a few characters, and often concentrates on the creation of mood rather than plot. A short story can come in varying shapes and sizes: Traditional: 1,500-5000 words Flash Fiction: 500-1,000 words Micro Fiction: 5-350 words […]

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How to Stick to Your New Year’s Writing Goals

Filed in Writing Tips by on January 10, 2023 0 Comments
How to Stick to Your New Year’s Writing Goals

New Year, new book! If you’re an aspiring author determined to publish in 2023 or a writer just wanting to increase their productivity, this list of tips is for you. Here are 5 ways to set and stick to New Year’s writing goals: 1. Create an action plan. Just writing down a list of goals […]

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5 Goals for Aspiring Authors

Filed in Author Inspirations, Writing Tips by on February 2, 2022 0 Comments
5 Goals for Aspiring Authors

We have put together a list of five goals to help all of you aspiring authors who are ready to cross that finish line and make your book happen this year once and for all. 1. Writing Goals It’s time to make a realistic action plan you can stick to. Be honest with yourself and […]

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

Filed in Ask the Editor by on November 9, 2021 0 Comments
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

Filed in Ask the Editor by on October 7, 2021 0 Comments
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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