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10 Ways to Rediscover Your Creative Flow

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10 Ways to Rediscover Your Creative Flow

We’ve all experienced bouts of writer’s block or dips in our creative flow. Sometimes, I think that’s the brain’s way of telling us we’re overproducing and need to pull back the reigns a bit. For the most part, though, I believe writer’s block and a stagnant creative flow are because we start taking our creativity […]

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Literary-Themed Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

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Literary-Themed Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day date ideas range from fancy nights out on the town or a low-key night at home, and no matter how you spend your night—or who you’re with—the day is about celebrating the love you are surrounded with. But putting a literary-themed spin on your Valentine’s Day date plans is bound to make any […]

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How to Grow as a Writer This Year

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How to Grow as a Writer This Year

You don’t want to be a mediocre writer. You want to be a truly amazing writer! Do you know how attainable that goal can be? (Hint: it’s super attainable.) Becoming an amazing writer is all about putting in the work and growing as a writer. And you are capable of both. Better writing comes from […]

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How to Add Subplots to Your Novel and Why You Need Them

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How to Add Subplots to Your Novel and Why You Need Them

While your main plot is solely focused on your protagonist and his or her outcome, subplots serve as side stories to the main plot and tend to focus on secondary characters. Subplots should not overpower the main plot, but instead, strengthen the story and more develop the theme of your novel. The How While short […]

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Showing Characters’ Moods and Emotions

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Showing Characters’ Moods and Emotions

Whether you’ve been writing for decades or are just embarking on your first writing journey, you’ve likely heard the phrase “show, don’t tell” ad nauseum. It’s one writing rule that applies to every genre because it makes or breaks the reading experience for your end-user—the reader. When we take it upon ourselves to tell readers […]

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