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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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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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Tips for Brainstorming Book Titles

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Tips for Brainstorming Book Titles

If you’re not part of the lucky group of writers that knows the title of their book right from the start, we have compiled a few tips to help. By the end of these book-titling exercises, you should be able to put together a decent list of potential titles for your book. The list of […]

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How to Live a More Creative Life

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How to Live a More Creative Life

Creativity isn’t just for people who study or work in creative fields. In fact, we all can enhance our personal and professional lives by adding more creativity throughout our day. If you’re interested in living a more creative life, start by incorporating different types of creativity and being more intentional about making creativity a priority. 1. […]

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2021 Writing Self Check-in

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2021 Writing Self Check-in

Self-Check  How are your 2021 writing goals going so far? If you feel like you’re devoting a lot of time to writing, but you aren’t seeing your word count climb, then you may want to start keeping tabs on yourself. Is self-editing, as you go, slowing you down? Starting each writing session by editing what […]

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