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Four Reasons Why You Should Blog (Starting Today)

I started this blog at the beginning of the year to help me sort through the pain of a pending divorce and the shock of single motherhood, but the more I do it, the more I discover all these extra perks. 464 more words

Things I've learned from reading my favorite authors

Writers are avid readers. If you are a writer and you aren’t a reader, you should be. Read whatever you want, in any genre you want, but read. 995 more words

Writing Tips: Sharpening Your Mental Pencil

Writing Tips: Sharpening Your Mental Pencil

“I am approaching the heart of this book with two theses, both simple. The first, is that good writing consists of mastering the fundamentals (vocabulary, grammar, the elements of style) and then filling the third level of your toolbox with the right instruments. 1,618 more words


Strengthen Your Writing: Best Practices for Building a Strong Writing Group

This summer will be the second anniversary of working with my writing group. I’ve worked with a few over the years, and visited so-called “open groups,” but the one I’m currently with has been the one that has stuck together the longest. 1,625 more words


EDITORIAL ::: Learn to do it right.

Poets, Novelists, Playwrights, Journalists, Song writers, Bloggers, Screenwriters, etc all have one thing in common, The strive for excellence. Whatever the form, as writers, we all want to do it right. 346 more words


Defining Characters

Defining Characters

By Tessa White

Defining, developing and structuring strong characters can be a long and tricky process. Even so, it is actually one my favorites to do when it comes to writing a story of any kind. 789 more words

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