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3 Writing Prompts for Fiction Writers

Filed in Author Inspirations by on September 7, 2016 0 Comments
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 2 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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5 Twitter Hashtags Every Writer Is Using Right Now

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5 Twitter Hashtags Every Writer Is Using Right Now

If you haven’t hopped on Twitter yet, you are seriously missing out on some wonderful connections in the online writing community. The key to successfully benefitting from Twitter is engagement, and hashtags make finding your tribe even easier—if you know where to look! Here are five trending hashtags to help you get inspired, find writing […]

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15 Things Every Writer Needs On Their Desk

Filed in From the Desk of... by on July 22, 2016 21 Comments
15 Things Every Writer Needs On Their Desk

Painters need a canvas, paint, paintbrushes, and a rolling landscape begging to be painted. Musicians need an instrument, quarter notes on sheet music, and an audience to play for. What do writers need to create their artistic medium of choice? Obviously, a writer needs paper, pen, and an idea. We know it’s not that simple though, right? […]

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Author Inspiration: Writing Prompts for Autobiographies and Memoirs

Filed in Author Inspirations by on July 21, 2016 2 Comments
Author Inspiration: Writing Prompts for Autobiographies and Memoirs

Jump-starting the writing process can be difficult sometimes, which is why writing prompts are so popular. They give spark to the imagination, and provide the starting point to a story road map that only you, the author, can finish drawing out. But did you know that writing exercises can help by providing a jumping off point? […]

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