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Co-writing a Serial Novel

Writing doesn’t have to be a lonely profession. Dan Koboldt shares how he collaborated with two other writers to plan, write, and revise a serial novel. For most of the fiction that I’ve written – three novels and half a dozen short s...

Writing Prompt: School Daze

When I was younger, I never got into trouble at school. It seems that because I was the quiet, introspective type everyone assumed I could do no harm. Sometimes I tried to get into trouble just to defy expectation, but my plans seemed to ba...

Jerry Seinfeld’s 5-Step Comedy Writing Process

Former WD staffer Jess Zafarris crossed paths with Jerry Seinfeld, who shared a five-step rundown of his comedy writing process. His tips are not only useful for aspiring standup comedians, but also have broader applications for writers loo...

Writing Prompt: Tornado Season

Since it’s tornado season, let’s write about these swirling storms. We’ve already had our share of tornado warnings in the Midwest—I was in the local YMCA pool when the sirens went off and had to go to the basement to wait out the s...

Psst! Novelists – Steal These Screenwriting Secrets!

Barri Evins shares Screenwriting Secrets every novelist should steal to power your creative process, elevate your storytelling and up your marketing game. Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! I am an ardent William Gol...

Team Up! What Makes Writing Groups Work

Joining a writing group can be a wonderful way to spark your creativity and increase your commitment to writing. But what makes writing groups work? Six writing groups from around the world share their tips to a supportive writing group. Wr...

Writing Prompt: Misheard Lyrics

Do you ever mis-hear song lyrics, and wonder how what you’ve just heard makes any sense until you look the lyrics up, or someone corrects you? This happened to me a lot during the ’90s. I thought a certain Fatboy Slim song entailed prai...

How Shame Can Stop You From Fulfilling Your Writing Potential

Journalist-turned-writing coach Greta Solomon explains that writer’s block can come from factors such as the fear that your draft won’t live up to your expectations. Read on to learn about her exercise to stop this creative drain. Do yo...

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Online writing courses?

I see my local university (University of British Columbia) is offering online creative writing courses. They even offer three different courses on novel writing. I have been writing for 35 years or more. I have at least four (or is that fiv...

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Writing courses?

I see my local university (University of British Columbia) is offering online creative writing courses. They even offer three different courses on novel writing. I have been writing for 35 years or more. I have at least four (or is that fiv...

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