How To Write Flash Fiction
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How to Write Flash Fiction

For many authors, flash fiction never comes to mind when it comes to starting new writing projects. Many writers jump…

How to Write a Book Review
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How to Write a Book Review

Knowing how to write a book review is a convenient skill to have as a writer. There are several reasons…

Using Celebrities in Novels
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Can I Use Celebrities Names in my Book?

So, you’ve always had a crush on Matthew McConaughey and you want to write a scene where your main character…

Monster writing meme
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How to Write a Great Monster

From classics like zombies to Greek myths like the Minotaur, monsters are a key component to many fictional stories. When…

santa writer meme
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12 Gift Ideas For Writers

Let’s face it, us writers are a strange breed. For someone who has never attempted to write a book, it…

Redemption December
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Introducing Redemption December

I know what you are thinking. We’re just finishing NaNoWriMo. Why would anyone want to get into another writing challenge…

busy writer meme
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5 Tips to Find Time to Write in Your Busy Schedule

In an ideal world we would have several hours set aside to write every day.  This is not an ideal…

writing escape meme
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Using Writing as an Escape from Stress and Pain

As I write this, a pandemic is sweeping across the planet. There are protests and riots on the news every…

elderly character meme
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Save the Elderly Characters

When a book or movie opens to a scene of a happy elderly person dancing around, what is the first…

romance subplot meme
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7 Subplot Themes To Use Instead of Romance

Name one fictional novel that does not include a romantic plot or subplot. It might not be an impossible thing…