Teacher and published novelist, Lauren Osterkamp shares her writing guidelines on How To Pitch Your Novel + includes a Sample Pitch.
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LA Bourgeois teaches us how we can use any image as a writing tool, generating ideas and creating characters for us. With Image Play, we have an endless source of inspiration.
Enjoy these writing tips… The top 5 zero to hero writing tips from a grown up Eagle Scout… *** “Just try to shoot for the moon every day (but whatever you can do is...
Ready to write your novel? Read on for embracing the mystery and taking action… The creative process is a mystery. Writing a novel is part mystery, part exploration, part WTF. When we learn things...
About Flash Fiction from expert and writer, Nancy Stohlman. *** You could call me a flash aficionado. In the last dozen years I’ve: co-founded a flash fiction press, started a flash fiction reading series,...
There’s so much more to pacing than where you place commas or semicolons. Novelist Sue Razi shares tips on pacing and how they can enhance your fiction and hook your readers.
A famous author once said that every book should contain a love story. Now, that author might not have thought that the love story needed a sex scene, but many novelists writing in every genre do include sex scenes in their books. And there’s a problem with that.
Halloween is on its way; time to get out Boney, our life-size skeleton decoration. He’s been around for several years now. His skull fell off his neck, but we repaired him and now he’s sitting in a fold-out chair on our porch, waving at passers-by, his skeleton hand high in the air.
I wrote one blog on the tools one can use for productivity before at and all of those tools still stand. They’re all great. What I found was that I used too many at once and that didn’t end up working well for me as I spent more time inputting and checking off than was necessary.