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  • Book Review: You Are a Writer

      Title: You Are a Writer (so start ACTING like one) Written By: Jeff Goins Genre: Writing Helps/Non-fiction Recommended Ages: Any Introduction: You are a writer. You just need to write. It’s time to kill the excuses and start writing. Time to become a writer again. Not a marketer or an entrepreneur. Not a blogger […]

  • Mechanics
  • Writing Day #2: Exploring Three POVs

    It’s Writing Day at my house again! Which means it’s time to pull together another writing assignment for “my girls”–and put it on here for you to enjoy too! Today’s assignment is fun! It’s one that I have experimented with in the past. I didn’t have time to fill out my own examples for you […]

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  • Short Story Success

    Short stories, like all aspects of the written word, have taken their rise and fall in the course of time. Today, we not only have the timeless short stories of the past, but we also see writers daily adding to the plethora of short stories on the market. The short story is not a dying […]

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  • 14 Romance Book Cliches

    Cliches aren’t always a bad thing, but it’s always good to at least be aware of them when writing your novel. They can often be amusing when you stop to think about it. Here are some good romance book cliches I’ve noticed tend to pop up frequently… Gotta hate ’em before you can love ’em.  Never […]

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  • 8 Ways to Excite Kids about Writing This November

    Guest post by Kate Willis originally published on PerryElisabethDesign.com Contains affiliate links. For most of us, November means turkey, pumpkins, and coming winter; but for a small portion of the population it spells National Novel Writing Month (fondly shortened to NaNoWriMo). These certifiably artistic people commit to writing 50,000 words in 30 days. Hats off to them! […]