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Writing and Coping with Rejection

I was intending to write about September and new beginnings, but over the last month I have noticed an increasing amount of angst and frustration aimed at the lowly rejection letter. 1,001 more words

What if you can't write?

It may be better to phrase the question as:  What if you are unable to write?

Next to having a writer’s block (which, in my opinion, is not possible), or the fear of failure (which is very real), this is probably one of the bigger obstacles a writer can face.  341 more words

The Daily Grind

Writing Is Art

Guest Post by Ryan King, Author of the Land of Tomorrow Trilogy

It took most of my life to find the courage to finally write the stories that were in my head and my heart. 626 more words

On Writing

So You're an Undergraduate Student and It's Your First Paper

We’ve all been there. You’ve gone through Freshman Orientation, bonded with your dorm, combed through the Course Directory to select the most interesting classes you could find, and even figured out how to use the library database. 2,295 more words

Anthropology

Three Dirty Birds Talk Self-Editing for Fiction Writers and Keeping Things in Proportion

Welcome back to Chapter 4 of Self-Editing for Fiction Writers by Renni Browne and Dave King. Today we’re chattering about Proportion in your writing.

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Writing

Writing 101 – Observational Skills

Alright, alright…I’m calm now.

Ladies and gentlemen, fellow readers and writers, thank you for bearing with us following last week’s breakdown…technical difficulties i.e. my rant. 413 more words

Writing Advice

Encouraging Aspiring Writers

As a freelance writer and writing instructor, I’m often asked to edit the work of my peers and of aspiring writers. And I love to encourage others to… 684 more words

Writer's Life