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Rubrics, Mind Maps, and Foliage – The Week in Review

Good morning from Maine where it is a perfect early autumn morning. It’s ideal for going fishing with my loyal dog, Mason. We did that on Thursday afternoon and it was perfect. I’m looking forward to… Read the whole entry ...

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Should I seek a famous author to write my book?

You don’t need (and, unless you’re a multi-millionaire, can’t afford) a famous author to write your book. You need a good writer to write your book. What’s more a good ghostwriter (what you’re describing is a g...

The Writer’s Alibi: My Terrible, Dreadful, Hope-the-FBI-Doesn’t-Look-at-This Search History

The internet search histories of novelists can be quite disturbing. Writer Kathleen Valenti shares the methodology behind web searches for her newest medical mystery. I’m waiting for the FBI to ring my doorbell. Or maybe the CIA, the NSA ...

Why Are There High Schoolers in My U of T Class?

Students from two high schools are getting a sneak preview of the university life thanks to a new program from U of T. Ever sat in class and wondered how some people got there? Like, that one guy looks way too young to be in university. Wel...

Make Violent Scenes Matter: 5 Tips for Writing Violence That Doesn’t Turn Readers Off

After writing bestselling thrillers as well as books that missed the mark, author Carter Wilson shares five lessons he’s learned about writing violent scenes. In my six published novels, many of my characters meet a bad end. In fact, one ...

My Ten Most Watched How-to Videos

Every month I make a dozen or more tutorial videos and publish them on my YouTube channel and on my Practical Ed Tech Facebook page. I’ve been doing this regularly for the last five years. My YouTube… Read the whole entry at Fre...

The Challenges of Getting Your Book Published

Self-publishing or traditional publishing? Author Robert McCaw has gotten his books published both ways and shares the pros and cons of each route. I’ve written several novels—mystery/thrillers set on the Big Island of Hawaii—featurin...

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Could you guys help review this short story?

Finding the portal : I rushed out of the van, grabbing my hat off the rack as I pushed the door open. I ran across an open field and into the endless forest. I forced my way through the thorny shrubbery, and cut my way through the dense vin...

The Dos and Don’ts When Meeting Agents at Writing Conferences

Writers often attend conferences for the opportunity to meet face-to-face with literary agents. WD talked with Rita Rosenkranz of the Rita Rosenkranz Literary Agency and Lisa Hagan of Lisa Hagan Literary for tips on how writers can get the ...

Poetry, Slides, and Interactive Videos – The Week in Review

Good morning from Maine where the spring skiing is awesome! This is a great time of year to be outside in the sun and snow. In fact, that’s what I’ll be doing with my daughters a little bit later… Read the whole entry at F...

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