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the only writing rules you'll ever need

Bad ways to start a novel

Pixar rules for writing

Comma rules

So You Want to Write a Novel infographic

Elmore Leonard’s Rules for Writing Fiction

Said is dead...This is really helpful

so many people don't know the rules

5 Words to Eliminate From Your Writing

"How to Write a Scene in 11 Steps" based on the blog post by JohnAugust.com, infographic by Ryan Rivard #writing #writersblock

writing process

Answer all these questions and you should have a fully-developed character for your audience to connect with. A strong character can carry a weak plot; but a strong plot can’t carry weak characters.

Great example of why students should vary sentences.

Revise vs Edit

Example questions for character development. Good things to know 'bout your character--never know when you'll need them!

Great info and quote for authors (by Nora DeLoach): "Writing is rewriting. Even after you've gotten an agent and an editor, you'll have to rewrite. If you fall in love with the vision you want of your work and not your words, the rewriting will become easier."

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Writers Write

When To Write

11 Rules for better writing: This is a MUST READ. Probably the most realistic and useful article I've ever read on the subject.

You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.