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The First Draft: Skeleton Draft or Bulging Draft

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The First Draft: Skeleton Draft or Bulging Draft

Just like there are two different types of plotting styles—plotting and pantsing—there are also two different camps writers fall into when it comes to how much writing goes into the first draft. There are writers who choose a skeleton draft, meaning they put the bones of their stories down during the first draft and then […]

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Spring Clean Your Writing Space

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Spring Clean Your Writing Space

It’s time to spring clean, which means it’s also time to tackle your writing space. Leave no stone unturned in your home office or writing zone, so you can go forward into the rest of the year with a clean, clutter-free, distraction-free writing space. Here are 5 simple ways to spring clean your writing space […]

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5 Writing Goals to Add to Your List

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5 Writing Goals to Add to Your List

You don’t always have to be working on a “book” to be a writer. Use the rest of this month to experiment with some new (to you) aspects of writing. From research to reading, and everything in between, there are plenty of different activities you can explore that still fall under creative living. Here are […]

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6 Bad Habits to Give Up This Month as a Writer

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6 Bad Habits to Give Up This Month as a Writer

If you participate in Lent, you’re accustomed to giving up certain things—chocolate, social media, soda—in your life during the 40-day period. As a writer, however, there are also some negative habits you should give up, too. So, with the last few weeks left of Lent, refocus on these six habits you can remove from your […]

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Women’s History Month Reading List

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Women’s History Month Reading List

Women have been at the center of history-making moments for centuries. From Cleopatra and Joan of Arc to the suffragettes in the early 20th century and the strong women who embodied Rosie the Riveter during World War II to present-day female heroes around the world—women’s stories are worth celebrating. To help celebrate Women’s History Month, […]

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