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How to Write a Captivating Short Story

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How to Write a Captivating Short Story

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a short story is defined as an invented narrative that’s shorter than a novel, deals with a few characters, and often concentrates on the creation of mood rather than plot. A short story can come in varying shapes and sizes: Traditional: 1,500-5000 words Flash Fiction: 500-1,000 words Micro Fiction: 5-350 words […]

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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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10 Tips for a Better Book Opening

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10 Tips for a Better Book Opening

The opening of your book is the place where readers will decide to keep reading or set aside your book — no pressure. So, your opening pages need to jump straight into your story without dawdling on about the protagonist’s history or how he/she ended up in the current predicament. The back story is 100% […]

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The Pomodoro Technique for Writers

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The Pomodoro Technique for Writers

When it comes to writing, time is often the biggest enemy. Sometimes we all need a little competition (even if it’s with ourselves) to kick a task into high gear. We think we’re too busy to write because other tasks and responsibilities fill our time. Or we squander away the time we do have to […]

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Should I Finish Writing My Book?

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Should I Finish Writing My Book?

Did you start writing your book when you were full of inspiration and never-ending ideas? Are you now feeling a bit tired of that said idea? Does your creative well feel dry? On some occasions, it’s not always best to push through those pain points for the sake of finishing. In fact, you should gauge how […]

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