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Writing Book Review: The Irresistible Novel, and Story Trumps Structure

Today we have reviews of a pair of writing books by Writers Forum member Dave Smith. This is one way that anybody could contribute to Writers Forum. Send us your thoughts on your favorite books that have guided you as a writer.   For m...

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How to not feel insecure about my WIP writing duration

I started my current WIP in January 2016, but didn’t write a full first draft until January 2018. It’s November 2020 and I am still working on it. I’ve actually attempted final drafts for over a year.But now I am feeling p...

Member Monday: This Writing Life

This Writing Life By Linda Boyden In the 1990s after I had retired from teaching and was unpublished, my writing rules were simple: write everyday. Write about what you know and especially read in the genre in which you hope to be published...

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Book published. Now to publicise it…

@Philsy how is publicizing your book progressing? I think a website and/or blog is good, but unless you have an existing following or are actively reaching out to press, it won’t do much good at first. I say this only so you’re ...

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Writing Jack Spurling: A Progress Journal

After almost 30 months of no activity on the Jack Spurling front, I have finally got back to work. I downloaded and installed Scrivener, after reading positive reviews here and other places. I haven’t exploited more than 20% of its fe...

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#amwriting

I find Twitter utterly pointless. The truth is, your market is not other writers, and really other writers follow you for the same reason you follow them – to get more followers. Are you interested in the works of those you follow? I&...

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WF Book Club June Edition

Alright everyone, it’s that time again. The WF Forum Book Club is on to month two of the hopefully long and illustrious career of reviewing and critically looking at literature from all across the board. And for this month’s surprising ...

An In-Depth Review of the Student Works Management Program

Is the Student Works Management Program the ultimate management experience or a total scam? The Student Works Management Program claims to be the ultimate experience for young entrepreneurs. Over the course of 8 months, they promise to teac...

Leslie Lutz: Letting Go to Find Writing Success

In this author spotlight, Leslie Lutz, author of Fractured Tide, shares her experience of rewriting the middle of her novel, learning to let go of writing that doesn’t work, and more. Leslie Lutz Leslie Lutz is the author of Fractured Tid...

Writing Strong Settings: Writing Prompts for Socially-Isolated Authors

How are writers supposed to write settings when we’re supposed to stay at home? Christine Meade offer writing prompts and tips fro writing strong settings during social isolation. For fiction writers looking to stay productive during eith...

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