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NaNoWriMo Prep: Planning Your Novel’s Middle
NaNoWriMo Prep: Planning Your Novel’s Middle
the importance of commas, meter, and reading aloud
Fiction University: The Importance of Commas, Meter, and Reading Aloud for the Fiction Writer
Fiction University: The Importance of Commas, Meter, and Reading Aloud for the Fiction Writer #writingcommunity
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Writers: How to Tell the Future
Writers: How to Tell the Future
pumpkins with candles and the words 13 tips for writing a halloween story
13 Tips for Writing a Halloween Story
13 Tips for Writing a Halloween Story
a pair of binoculars with the words too far? how narrative distance affects telling
How Far is Too Far? How Narrative Distance Affects Telling
How Far is Too Far? How Narrative Distance Affects Telling
a book cover that reads start planning your novel's beginning
NaNoWriMo Prep: Planning Your Novel’s Beginning
NaNoWriMo Prep: Planning Your Novel’s Beginning
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Placing Short Fiction, Part Two: Contests and Red Flags
Placing Short Fiction, Part Two: Contests and Red Flags
an open door with the words making magic systems that work and wow
Making Magic Systems That Work and Wow
Making Magic Systems That Work and Wow
a woman sitting at a desk with her head in her hands and the words, 5 ways to restart your writing after a break
5 Ways to Restart Your Writing After a Break
5 Ways to Restart Your Writing After a Break
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NaNoWriMo Prep: Get Ready to NaNo Your Novel
NaNoWriMo Prep: Get Ready to NaNo Your Novel
a man laying on top of a pile of paper with the words struggling with writing burnout? try these tricks
Struggling with Writing Burnout? Try These Tricks
Struggling with Writing Burnout? Try These Tricks
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A Layered Method for Creating Consistent Characters
A Layered Method for Creating Consistent Characters
the cover for the book, the risk and reward of uncommon narrative structures
Forbidden Formats: The Risks and Rewards of Uncommon Narrative Structures
Forbidden Formats: The Risks and Rewards of Uncommon Narrative Structures
a notebook with the title 25 questions to ask your characters
Why Ask Why? Because Your Readers Will
Why Ask Why? Because Your Readers Will
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A 9-Step Plotting Path to a Stronger Novel
A 9-Step Plotting Path to a Stronger Novel
a woman wearing a gas mask with the words want a lighter pov? ditch the filter words in your novel
Fiction University: If you’re using filter words in your writing, you might be inadvertently shoving readers out of your story. http://blog.janicehardy.com/2012/07/youll-have-to-go-through-me-eliminating.html?utm_content=buffer9514d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer
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3 Mixed-Up Writing Goofs You Might Be Making
3 Mixed-Up Writing Goofs You Might Be Making
the cover of a guide for writing strong female characters, with colorful braids on it
A Guide for Writing Strong Female Characters
A Guide for Writing Strong Female Characters
a laptop computer sitting on top of a wooden table next to a swimming pool with the words, the benefits of a diy personal writer's retreat
The Benefits of a DIY Personal Writer’s Retreat
The Benefits of a DIY Personal Writer’s Retreat
a woman sitting in front of a laptop computer with the words don't let these ploting errors knock your novel off track
Don’t Let These Plotting Errors Knock Your Novel Off Track
Don’t Let These Plotting Errors Knock Your Novel Off Track
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Word Count Is Not the Only Metric for Productivity
Word Count Is Not the Only Metric for Productivity
a woman sitting in a blue chair with the words what my library hero taught me about writing
What My Literary Heroes Taught Me about Writing
What My Literary Heroes Taught Me about Writing
a woman sitting at a desk covered in books with her hands covering her eyes and the words, the danger of infodumps and how to avoid them
The Danger of Infodumps (And How to Avoid Them)
The Danger of Infodumps (And How to Avoid Them)
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WIP Diagnostic: Is This Working? A Closer Look at Narrative Flow in a Sci-Fi Opening
WIP Diagnostic: Is This Working? A Closer Look at Narrative Flow in a Sci-Fi Opening
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Sell More Books with a Marketing Mindshift
Sell More Books with a Marketing Mindshift
a man in a suit is holding up his hands to show how he sees the pictures
Accessing Deep Point of View Via Description—A Writing Exercise!
Accessing Deep Point of View Via Description—A Writing Exercise!
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Fiction University
Fiction University
there is no try clarify what your character is really doing
Do or Do Not. There is No Try: Clarifying What Your Characters Do
Do or Do Not. There is No Try: Clarifying What Your Characters Do
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5 Steps to Creating a Unique Character Voice
5 Steps to Creating a Unique Character Voice
a microphone with the words speaking without freaking a writer's guide in front of it
Speaking Without Freaking: A Writer’s Guide
Speaking Without Freaking: A Writer’s Guide
a stack of colorful macaroons with the words 10 alternative types of short fiction
10 Alternative Types of Short Fiction
10 Alternative Types of Short Fiction
the whys and hows of novel translations with an image of a woman holding a tablet
The Whys and Hows of Novel Translations
The Whys and Hows of Novel Translations
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Writing Fiction With AI. Sudowrite With Amit Gupta
Writing Fiction With AI. Sudowrite With Amit Gupta
a hand holding a megaphone with the words are you burnt out by social media? here's how to really promote a book online
6 Tips for Your Social Media Book Marketing Plan (Infographic)
6 Tips for Your Social Media Book Marketing Plan (Infographic)
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How to Market Your Book Before It’s Written
How to Market Your Book Before It’s Written
a woman sitting on top of a rock with a heart balloon above her head and the words 4 questions to help you decide if your writing matters
4 Questions to Help You Determine Whether Your Writing Matters
4 Questions to Help You Determine Whether Your Writing Matters
what does your story character want, and why? by fiction - university on flick
Goal and Motivation: What Does Your Story Character Want, and Why?
Goal and Motivation: What Does Your Story Character Want, and Why?
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The Juggling Act! On Managing Multiple Projects
The Juggling Act! On Managing Multiple Projects
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After the First Draft: Revising Your Plot
After the First Draft: Revising Your Plot
a woman typing on her laptop with the words 4 ways to hook readers on your series
4 Ways to Hook Readers on Your Series
4 Ways to Hook Readers on Your Series
Beware the Vague Goal When Outlining a Scene Improve, Dedication
Beware the Vague Goal When Outlining a Scene
Beware the Vague Goal When Outlining a Scene
How to Include Mental Health Issues in Our Fiction Mental Health, Mental Health Issues, Mental Issues, Informative Essay, Health Issues, Essay Writing, Essay Examples
How to Include Mental Health Issues in Our Fiction
How to Include Mental Health Issues in Our Fiction
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5 Tips for Writing a Novella that Wows Readers
Fiction University: 5 Tips for Writing a Novella that Wows Readers
Emotions and the Body: Less Cliché Ways the Body Responds to Emotional States Anger, Lump In Throat, Emotions, Therapy Room, Body Language, Tension Headache
Emotions and the Body: Less Cliché Ways the Body Responds to Emotional States
Emotions and the Body: Less Cliché Ways the Body Responds to Emotional States
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How to Keep Your Short Story Short
How to Keep Your Short Story Short
a man sitting in front of a laptop computer with the words how scene titles make it easier to write your novel
How Scene Titles Make It Easier to Write Your Novel
How Scene Titles Make It Easier to Write Your Novel
The Ins and Outs of Coauthoring as an Indie Author Business Marketing, The Marketing, In & Out
The Ins and Outs of Coauthoring as an Indie Author
The Ins and Outs of Coauthoring as an Indie Author
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5 Ways Ads Improve Your Book Marketing on Amazon
5 Ways Ads Improve Your Book Marketing on Amazon5 Ways Ads Improve Your Book Marketing on Amazon - Author Marketing Experts, Inc.
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Overcoming Writer’s Block Brought On By Childhood Trauma: Q&A with Marc Jampole | Jane Friedman
Overcoming Writer’s Block Brought On By Childhood Trauma: Q&A with Marc Jampole | Jane Friedman
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11 free things you can do to buzz your book - Build Book Buzz
11 free things you can do to buzz your book - Build Book Buzz