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New Member: This is My Story

I joined this forum hoping to find inspiration from writers. You see, I used to write in teens. My creative muse was so intense at the time.However, it appeared I lost it. I can’t seem to conjure a story anymore. I want to write again...

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Mental Health For Writers

LonesomeCowboy said: ↑ 1. I just came out of a long depression of about a year. 2. …my goal was to write my first novel. 3. I am an Earth sciences and wildlife specialist. 4. I would also like to write a few nature books to educate ...

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 ...

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You Guys Ever Think about Writing a Memoir?

Originally Posted by Justin Attas Anyone here ever tempted to write about themselves? I know every agent and publisher on the planet will tell you that unless you’ve had some truly crazy tragic or uplifting experience, no one will rea...

Sometimes the Story Writes Itself

Writing fiction can be like dreaming, coming from our subconscious. Cheryl A. Ossola suggests writers need to get out of the story’s way.  Writing a novel is a mysterious process. Authors are often at a loss when asked why they made cert...

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So why do people go on creative writing courses?

Originally Posted by Annoying kid What does it have over a writing group plus independent study, that’s worth paying a student loan? I studied creative writing before my law degree and honestly, it isn’t really worth it for the ...

Writing and Publishing Poetry—Q&A with Patricia Colleen Murphy

Patricia Colleen Murphy is the founder of Superstition Review at Arizona State University and author of two books of poetry, including her recently published collection, Bully Love. Murphy talked with WD about how to improve writing and wha...

15 Ways to Write Funnier Fiction

Short story writer and novelist Dan Brotzel dishes out 15 tips on how to use humor in fiction writing. Photo by Braydon Anderson on Unsplash It’s amazing how often you hear aspiring writers say: ‘I can’t write humor. I’m not funny....

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...

Re-Thinking Writer’s Block

Offering a different perspective on Writer’s Block, Will Dowd suggests re-thinking it as an illness. Can writers become stronger after overcoming it? Writer’s block is a serious disease. Whether it manifests as blank page syndrome or se...

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