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What Books On Writing Have You Read or Bought?

This is what I have next to me in hard copy. Yes, I have multiple copies of some just to have volume revisions. I don’t think every book is listed because I know I have more Strunk & White around here somewhere. (I have 4 or 5 cop...

The Science of Story Ideas: How to Awaken Your Brain’s Creative Superpowers

The brain is not only designed to think, it loves to think—and there are specific ways you can summon and maximize your brain’s ingenuity to generate better story ideas. Here are seven superpowers you already have under your thinking ca...

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Dialogue and mannerisms help?

ThyRivalPoet said: ↑ Thank you so much for all this advice! I am fourteen and hoping to get somewhere with writing! Every comment and tip is unbelievably helpful. Thanks! Click to expand… If you are fourteen, I give you more tips. T...

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Need help with characters that may seem controversial and too generic

I’m writing a plot based on characters that have all sorts of super powers and fighting skills but I want them to stand out well enough so they are not received as boring and generic and neither be viewed as stereotypical or offensive...

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Any good advice helps

Alright, so I’m new to posting on this forum. And Any forum really. I recently began writing what I’m calling a graphic novel. I’ve always enjoyed writing in some form but recently I started this, got creative and think I wanna try an...

How to Fall in Love with the Writing Process: 6 Questions to Hone Your Creative Workflow

Plots and characters will come and go, but for successful writers, passion for the writing process burns on. Use these 6 questions to transform your creative method from craft into art. Do I love my characters? Do I love my book? More impor...

7 Steps Toward Writing Your Transformational Book

Have you felt inspired to write a transformational book—one that will help your readers create change in their lives, organizations, or the world? That’s awesome because the world needs more transformational authors, or what I call “A...

3 Key Novel Writing Tips: Wisdom from the Authors Speaking in the 2019 Virtual Conference for Novelists

Each January, we help writer’s launch and achieve their novel writing goals in our annual Virtual Conference for Novelists. This year’s event, running January 25-27, features six award-winning and best-selling authors who will share t...

5 Steps to Overcoming Fears of Writing about the Deeply Personal in Your Memoir

Jane Binns discusses the difficulty some memoir writers experience about publishing deeply personal life events and emotions. Do you have a story burning inside, begging to be written, but are afraid of what others will think? I lived throu...

How to Set Wildly Ambitious Writing Goals—and Accomplish All of Them

What do my writing goals for 2019 look like? Big. Hairy. … and wildly ambitious. When I outlined my goals, my wife said: “Are you sure? That seems like too much.” Any other year, she would have been right. But not this year… because...

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