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10 Types of Writing That Don’t Involve Books

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10 Types of Writing That Don’t Involve Books

All types of writing can be powerful and helpful to the writer and anyone who may come across the work. But not all types of writing have to end with a book. In fact, there are plenty of ways to dabble in writing that doesn’t eventually get bound and wrapped in a book cover. If […]

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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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Creative Writing Prompts (Christmas)

Filed in Writing Tips by on November 17, 2020 0 Comments
Creative Writing Prompts (Christmas)

We create so many memories during the Christmas season–from little to big moments, happy to sad memories, and first and last times–it can be very easy for some to end up forgotten. That’s where these creative writing prompts (and hopeful new holiday tradition) will come in handy. Writing is one of those skills that you […]

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How to Write a Flashback Scene

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on November 5, 2020 0 Comments
How to Write a Flashback Scene

One of the best ways to work in a backstory for a character is through a powerful flashback, but getting a flashback right requires a little more time and attention than you might think. First, know why you’re thinking about including a flashback scene in your novel. Flashbacks should be used to show crucial moments […]

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Writing a Lot Versus Writing Well

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on September 29, 2020 0 Comments
Writing a Lot Versus Writing Well

I think back to some college literature courses I took, and the required length of papers I had to turn in. It wasn’t uncommon to have to produce an eight-page essay, but hitting that page count was hard every single time. I found myself using filler words, expanding my sentences to take up more space. […]

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