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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! […]

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  • The Little Books

    Asking an author for her word count is like asking a woman her weight. Just look at this list of story categories! Micro fiction–under one hundred words Flash Fiction–100 to 1,000 words Short short–1,000 to 2,000 words Short story– 2,000 to 7,500 words Novelette–7,500 to 15,000 words Novella–17,500 to 40,000 words Novel– over 40,000 words […]

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  • 3 Ways to Write More Words Faster

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    Setting a daily word count goal and actually reaching it is sometimes the easiest thing in the world. But sometimes it’s like pulling teeth. Here are three ideas to help you write more words to reach and maybe even exceed your goal: Perry KirkpatrickPerry is a 20-something author with a lot on her plate. She’s wife to […]