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prewriting creative writing techniques.

Do you use techniques such as word association? I think its a good way to freewrite more easily. In fact I like how it helps some writers “use” the subconcious. One such book I own on the topic is everyday creative writing panni...

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On creative writing and psychology.

An interesting topic, though not exactly about writing. I’ve heard about all kinds of personality mapping, usually with the numbers 4, 6 or 8 attached. I’ll be sure to look into “the big five”. In my experience...

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Why creative writing is a self serving lie and I want to stop wanting to write

Hi. If you stare into the abyss and all that… And so for the past half a year I’ve been descending into the abyss as an exceptional opportunity to ruminate my life has been practically forced upon me. One of the conclusions I came t...

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Doctoral Papers “Too Creative?” Advice on Graduate Writing Style

Just to add to the good advice above, this comes more from linguistic viewpoint… Style is hard to picture for some, but it’s basically just what words you choose, the word order you place them in, and what punctuation you use to...

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...

Productive Procrastination: 7 Creative Activities to Distract Yourself from Writing

Procrastination can be a writer’s worst enemy. But here, Jenna Blum rethinks her approach to self-distraction and shares seven creative ways writers can productively procrastinate. By Jenna Blum Procrastination: as endemic to and dreaded ...

“How do you get into writing comics? Write a comic.” Eisner-Nominated Alex de Campi Talks Comics, Prose & Multidisciplinary Creative Work

Acclaimed comic book and graphic novel writer, columnist, and filmmaker Alex de Campi shares her secrets for getting into writing comics, working with comics artists, tackling multidisciplinary creative projects, and more. Alex de Campi is ...

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Hi, looking to meet fellow creative writers

Hi all Hopefully my message says it all. Jas here, journalist/features writer from the UK. I’m a passionate writer, traveller and reader (not always in that order) and I want to combat some of the lockdown loneliness by joining an Int...

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Writing about sisters

Hi! Are you a woman and do you have sisters? My WIP has a touch of Little Women and Pride and Prejudice inspiration (in modern setting) as I want to write about a set of sisters. I have no sisters myself. And I have known a few set of siste...

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Writing or reading? Personal or published?

Originally Posted by Olly Buckle There are those who write for the fun of writing, they are involved with what they write and know that a huge part of it would never be suitable for publication. That’s not the point, it is the joy of ...

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