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My Notes are Better Than Yours: The Student Guide to Expert Note-Taking

Unfortunately, note-taking is an element of student life that you just can’t avoid…if you want to pass, that is. But how effectively are you taking notes? A study published at the University of Michigan indicated that students recall mo...

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To write or not to write

Even good writers usually hold a separate full-time job non-writing related, and those who live off their writing will usually have multiple income streams from editing, selling their books, teaching English or teaching creative writing, co...

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WHY I WRITE

WHY I WRITE My childhood had a powerful influence on why I write. I was born in the city but grew up in the country. And there in the country I discovered that words could take me beyond what I knew with my eyes and my ears. It began on a h...

7 Ways You Can Write for Change

If you’re motivated to write for change in the world, no matter the topic, writing coach Nina Amir has 7 tips to help you achieve your goal. No matter the genre in which you write, your published work can transform you into a change agent...

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Help with my setting

There are always rural sections of a city you can visit and base it on. Jot down your report as you witness and experience them like in a forest. Could be a park or national park. Then do some research. I imagine castles are very easy to in...

Vintage WD: When Research Is a Monster

In this article from our June 1974 issue, author James B. Sweeney describes his method for researching a monster of a project—his book on sea animals both real and imaginary. While some of his methods may seem antiquated, giving some of t...

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Depths of Research

When it comes to the levels of research a science fiction author, aspiring or established, how far down the rabbit hole do you all go? I ask this question because I kept digging farther down then I ever really imagined, and found myself on ...

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What’s the longest sentence you can write?

Challenge accepted, but yep – ugh!, long sentences; I mean who needs them, apart from the obvious, the prententious pretenders to lofty literary literary heights – yes, you, I see you, don’t think that I don’t, I see...

Taking Notes: Paper vs. Laptops vs. Apps

Show of hands, how many of you use laptops to take notes in class? Do you need to take notes on your laptop or can you use a pen and paper? Maybe you use a voice-recording app that’s been pre-approved by your teacher/professor or you shar...

A Handbook for Dogged Research

I found a great new book on the writing craft at Barnes & Noble in Redding. It’s called Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing, and it’s by Robert A. Caro. Caro is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner for biographies. The first Pul...

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