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5 Quick, Daily Exercises To Make You A Better Writer

Filed in Author Inspirations by on September 21, 2016 6 Comments
5 Quick, Daily Exercises To Make You A Better Writer

Reading and writing every day is the best way to sharpen your craft. What if you (like many people) don’t have time to sit down and write lengthy paragraphs on a daily basis? Or what if you need a little help with what to write? These quick and easy writing prompts and exercises are concise […]

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Free Printable: 5 Writing Mantras to Live By Everyday

Filed in Motivation Mondays by on September 19, 2016 12 Comments
Free Printable: 5 Writing Mantras to Live By Everyday

Most days as a writer are fun. Full of creativity, where imagination and story and folklore are limitless and boundless, and the only thing holding you back is the speed at which your fingers can type. Other days, however, the process of having to be brilliant, creative and original can be taxing; it can leave […]

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Motivation Monday: What We Learned Just By Getting Out of the Car

Filed in Motivation Mondays by on September 12, 2016 0 Comments
Motivation Monday: What We Learned Just By Getting Out of the Car

My sister and her husband are the adventurous kind. No feat is too big, no task is too great, no car is too small. This time was no different. They packed up and began a spontaneous cross-country road trip from Florida to California. Their two daughters, who were preteens at the time, were not too excited about […]

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3 Writing Prompts for Fiction Writers

Filed in Author Inspirations by on September 7, 2016 1 Comment
3 Writing Prompts for Fiction Writers

Let’s face it; sometimes we just don’t know the first word to type. That’s fine if you’re a mathematician, but as a writer, words are as necessary as air to breathe. Instead of fuming at your desk, staring at a cursor that’s mocking you with every blink, try your hand at one of these fiction writing […]

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Said Is Dead: 141 Words to Use Instead of “Said”

Filed in Writing Tips by on August 31, 2016 3 Comments
Said Is Dead: 141 Words to Use Instead of “Said”

You are doing everything possible to make your writing better, tighter, and more interesting, but are you still using “dead words?” These are words that are simply just too plain, bland, and vague to be included in your awesome writing, and one of the most notorious “dead words” is “said.” But dialogue is important! I hear you. It […]

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