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Staying On Track With Your Writing This Spring

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Staying On Track With Your Writing This Spring

The first quarter of the year has officially ended! Did you know most people give up on their goals by February? Even if you’ve gotten off the path you had in mind, you still have 9 full months to pull a reverse card. Here are some tips to help you stay on track with your writing […]

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The First Draft: Skeleton Draft or Bulging Draft

Filed in Writing Tips by on March 30, 2021 0 Comments
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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30 Writing Prompts for the Next 30 Days

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30 Writing Prompts for the Next 30 Days

Grab a new notebook or open up a new doc, it’s time to start a new writing challenge! This one is simple and its sole purpose is to get you writing every day. At the end of the 30 writing prompts, you may have either found an idea for your next writing project, written publishable […]

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2021 Writing Self Check-in

Filed in Writing Tips by on February 23, 2021 0 Comments
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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NaNoWriMo Check-In 

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on November 24, 2020 0 Comments
NaNoWriMo Check-In 

If you’ve been participating in NaNoWriMo this year, my guess is you’re acutely aware that there is less than a week left to accomplish the challenge of writing 50,000 words in the month of November. Don’t start to sweat at that thought. Here’s how to keep moving forward, no matter which stage you’re at in […]

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