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Guest Post by Almitra Clay Especially for all you NaNoWri-mers with fresh drafts, here’s a reprise of a popular post. As I have rewritten the
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No matter which collection of descriptive writing tools you choose, all will help you SHOW instead of TELL!
Let’s be honest, writing can be sometimes frustrating at its best, and daunting at its worst. I have sat staring at a computer screen with
By Lexi Donahue and Keri Demers If we told you to sit down right now and compose a wedding toast, a college essay, a resume
How the generosity of writing communities turned a blog post idea into a whole new resource page and 12 monthly posts.
Every field has its own jargon — words, terms, and acronyms that sound like a whole special language. Publishing is no exception. What’s a newbie
This is what Wikipedia says about Memory: Memory is the faculty of the brain by which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved when needed. Memory
I write fantasy adventures, but I’m not adventurous when it comes to writing tools. I’ve always been a Microsoft Word person. And even with Word,
The school year is upon us, folks! As some of us gear up to get our kids ready again, let’s sharpen our structure skills with
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: In this wonderful #kidlit world, Laura Sassi stood out as a kind, supportive, and talented author. She’s a frequent visitor here at
Have you ever felt like you’re writing in circles? Have you ever felt like you’re writing in circles? Have you ever felt like you’re writing
Or, Why you shouldn’t talk during your own critiques An encore post from 2014. Have you ever been part of a focus group? Eight to