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

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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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Gearing Up for NaNoWriMo

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Gearing Up for NaNoWriMo

For writers, there is one important festivity that takes place right before the holidays. The writing event of the year — NaNoWriMo — starts November 1, and we want to make sure you’re as prepared as possible if you’re planning on participating in the 30-day sprint to a 50,000-word first draft of your next novel. […]

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Style Sheets 101: Why You Need One

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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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What are Plot Holes and How to Avoid Them

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What are Plot Holes and How to Avoid Them

Plot holes can creep up in any book genre, and typically go undetected for a while. To start identifying plot holes within your work, you have to know what you’re looking for. There are a few different types of plot holes: Continuity errors Something takes place that is impossible Storylines are unresolved at the end […]

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5 Benefits of Mastering Grammar

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5 Benefits of Mastering Grammar

This question of writing skillset comes up a lot: “Do I need to be good at writing to write a book?” The answer is “yes” and “no.” In order to write a book that others want to read, writers have to understand the basics of writing and be willing to read a lot of resource books, […]

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