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A Guide to Getting Through Midterms (or the UoN Equivalent)

March 18, 2018, by Anjni A Guide to Getting Through Midterms (or the UoN Equivalent) Reading week is now long gone and its termination brought with it two weeks of mid-semester examinations (or mid-terms as they’re so lovingly called) her...

7 Query Letter Strategies That Don’t Work (But Many Writers Try)

One of my first real jobs was working for a bank, taking phone calls. I’ll never forget it. Some of the kindest people you know can be downright vicious when they call their bank. Trust me. I’ve been called names that can’t be repeate...

Conquer Procrastination: How to Appreciate Your Writing Time

If you are avoiding writing, if you tell yourself you don’t have enough time, try the following: Write a short description of what is waiting for you at your desk. What will happen when you sit down to write? Remember: Writing is never ab...

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How can I make this work?

I have been writing a new adventure in one of my series as of late, and have been running into a few issues connectingthis installment to the timeline/continuity. Said series, entitled, ‘Urban Sentinel’, is about a vigilante tha...

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Anti-depressants

Every person is different in terms of how they’ll react to different medications. And every person gets their creativity from different places. Negative emotion is just one kind of fuel, and it doesn’t burn clean. I’m on C...

4 Challenges With Falling In Love Abroad (And How To Overcome Them)

Moving abroad is an exciting time. It is an opportunity for one to grow while discovering a new culture, learning a language and meeting new friends. For most people, these three factors are already exciting enough to not even think of the...

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Children’s Literature

Originally Posted by Chinspinner Hello, I would like help with my new children’s book, I am unsure if it is hitting the right tone. Smack head Jim removed the litter from his person.He saw that half injected needle.So did Prostitute A...

Surprise vs. Suspense and How to Pair Them in Your Writing

In 1962, Alfred Hitchcock and François Truffaut discussed their work during a marathon session that lasted for days. The two great directors and their French/English interpreter barely paused for meals. It was during this conversation that...

Fired Up: Robert Crais on Passion, Process and Plot Twists

Robert Crais, master of crime writing, makes modern classics the old-fashioned way—with a heartfelt passion, a fine-tuned process and, naturally, a twist. Don’t miss his talk at the 2018 Writer’s Digest Novel Writing Conference in Pa...

Habits to Start Today

October 2, 2018, by Lucy Habits to Start Today Do your reading Speaking from personal experience, it is very easy to fall into the habit of leaving reading until the night before the corresponding lecture, seminar or workshop. Or, worse sti...

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