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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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Choosing Stories for Your Memoir: 8 Questions to Ask Yourself

Filed in Writing Tips by on August 25, 2020 0 Comments
Choosing Stories for Your Memoir: 8 Questions to Ask Yourself

Memoirs are the easiest to write because you have already lived the material, but they are also the most challenging to write because you have to find the balance between what stories you share and what information needs to be left out. Writing a memoir doesn’t mean you have to include every aspect of your […]

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5 Things To Know Before Writing A Novel

Filed in Writing Tips by on August 11, 2020 0 Comments
5 Things To Know Before Writing A Novel

Writing a novel? Here is a list of 5 things you should know that will help you stay focused, motivated, and organized throughout your writing journey. 1. Deadlines Are Very Important. A deadline will push you to your limits and keep you writing even when you’re not motivated to write. Establish an estimated total word […]

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7 Tips For Overcoming Writer’s Block

Filed in Writing Tips by on August 4, 2020 0 Comments
7 Tips For Overcoming Writer’s Block

If you’ve ever experienced any sort of writer’s block I’m sure you can agree it is a painful state of mind that’s often difficult to overcome. Where does writer’s block stem from anyway? Yale University psychologists Jerome Singer and Michael Barrios followed a group of diverse, “blocked” writers and concluded that there are four main causes […]

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Writing Books Designed for Writers

Filed in Author Inspirations, Writing Tips by on July 30, 2020 0 Comments
Writing Books Designed for Writers

The challenge of writing is what I love the most. No writer is ever perfect. No book is ever perfect. And no matter how seasoned you are as a writer, there is always something new to learn about writing. There are hundreds of books to help writers grow and expand in their craft. Choosing the […]

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