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Writing is Work

One thing that all writers need to be aware of is that writing is work. No one has ever sat down, typed up their piece, sent it off, then rode the serpent of success all the way to the bank. 592 more words

It's never too late!

It is never too late to follow your literary dream – and as dreams go, that’s one thing I have always loved about it.

If you have lived through your twenties then you can pretty much give up on your dreams of playing professional football or winning an Olympic Gold. 431 more words

What happens when people don't like the main character in your book?

Have you ever read a book that you liked, but you just didn’t love? You’re not sure why, and then it strikes you: you don’t care enough about what happens to the main character. 860 more words


Project Book

I’ve recently been tasked with a fairly big project during my day job, which requires a lot more planning than I’m used to. It has required quite a bit of effort on my part and as I learn to plan it out and set a timeline, I can’t help but see the correlation between this particular project and one’s plan for a book. 528 more words

Writer's Life

Pulling Readers Into Your Chapters

There are too many chapters that start with the same thing. Names. Person doing something.

Every time I open up Critique Circle, I’m looking through the list and seeing the first sentence of each story that I could potentially leave feedback for. 646 more words

Writing Tips

The Writing Process Blog Hop 2014

My friend and fellow writer, Kayla Dawn Thomas, tagged me as part of The Writing Process Blog Hop 2014.

I’m tasked with answering four questions, so here goes… 611 more words

Shanna Hatfield