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How Choice Creates Compelling Fiction

Photo by Pixource on Pixabay Think fast. What’s the secret to a fantastic novel? It’s not mastering the story arc (because naturally, you want your book to read EXACTLY like every other book sold). It’s...
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Why “Qualified” Is a Horrible Way to Describe a Writer

Image created by Wanda Thibodeaux on Canva You know the idea. Write what you know. That will let the words flow onto the page faster and with a flavor of authenticity readers will smack their...

Achieving Balance as a Writer

Image by geralt on Pixabay Are you achieving balance as a writer? As I write this, it might seem like I'm not. It’s dangerously close to midnight. I have to be up in roughly five...

Setting Writing Goals Really Is Important

Image by mohamed_hassan on Pixabay Writing is by nature a creative craft. That's largely why we love and turn to it. It gives us a platform to build something and imagine. But creativity has a...

An Editor Can Transform Content (If Writers Let Them)

Photo by 3844328 on Pixabay In the writing world, an editor is often the stinky cheese in the refrigerator of fairness and creativity. But why? What a good editor does During the editing process, it’s...

Social Media Has the Power to Create a World of Writers

Photo by LoboStudioHamburg on Pixabay I’ll admit it. I’m a social media (SM) junkie. There's usually at least one site running in my browser as I’m working. I don’t pay too much heed to the...