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The Principle of the Pile of Clothes

Are you a writer? Then read on.

There are days when in one sitting, I finish one piece of poetry or one work of art. Usually the concept has been forming in my head – of which sometimes I jot down in my… 313 more words

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What's wrong with Present Tense?

Recently I’ve been working on a short story to submit to this quarter’s Writers of the Future contest. The story is a gothic fantasy, set in an alternate world which is dominated by flintlock weapons as well as faerie, divine, and demonic magic. 1,179 more words

Keeping the Writing Marriage Inspired

As to be expected, whether they’re full of it or lacking in it, writers tweet, facebook, and blog about inspiration often. I know if I were to go back through the posts I’ve written over the years, I’m pretty sure I have one, two, or five on the subject. 716 more words

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Alice White Author reblogged this on Alice White Author and commented:

My friend and fellow author, Amy Weaver, has some excellent points here. Some of which I needed to hear today myself. So, I hope by my reblogging of this insightful post, you might be inspired, too :)

Writing Tip: Learn Standardized Forms Of Poetry

Writing Tip: Learn Standardized Forms Of Poetry

“There is no freedom in art.” — Thomas Stearns Eliot

Form is not why you write the poem. It is the canvas upon which the poet paints words, a framework to suspend an idea from. 192 more words

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Keeping the Writing Marriage Inspired

As to be expected, whether they’re full of it or lacking in it, writers tweet, facebook, and blog about inspiration often. I know if I were to go back through the posts I’ve written over the years, I’m pretty sure I have one, two, or five on the subject. 716 more words

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Writing Tip - Creating an Emotional Connection with Readers (Part Three)

In previous tips, I discussed seven tools writers can use to create an emotional connection at the beginning of a story. This week, I will look at how to maintain and enhance the connection as the story progresses. 682 more words

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