Oftentimes, manuscripts are cluttered with transition words, like “then”. These tend to just be filler. Here’s why it’s better to cut down on fluff and streamline your manuscript. Some writers won’t be affected by this at all, but others may recognize themselves in this article. Transition Words are Filler For fun, here’s a list of … Continue reading "Avoiding Transition Words in Writing"
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August 2-4, 2018 Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference
Longleaf Writers Conference May 13-20, 2018 Seaside, FL - photo credit Mooncreek Studio
Celebrate and learn on beautiful Kauai with bestselling authors, top literary agents and publishers. Registration Now Open - 2018 Kauai Writers Conference.
Idlewild Writers Retreat October 5-8, 2018 Pomfret, Connecticut.
June 20-23, 2018 - The 10th annual Chautauqua Writers’ Festival will be on the beautiful grounds of the Chautauqua Institution. Live and write with award-winning poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers who share their insights in intensive workshops, reading, panel discussions, and individual conferences designed to ensure personalized attention.
Alderworks Alaska is a retreat in Dyea near Skagway, Alaska, offering summer residencies in three restored cabins for qualifying writers, artists, musicians.