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Happy Halloween! aka All #NaNoWriMo's Eve

It isn’t stealing anything from Halloween to tout dictation–the technology was more a part of Bram Stoker’s Dracula than you may remember.

So if you and #NaNoWriMo still have an unsettled account, or you just want to innovate this time around, take advantage of a limited time offer to check out The Productive Writer’s… 28 more words


Essential writing skills: summing up the secret to writing that NaNo novel

In the past few weeks I’ve been outlining ways of planning for that elusive ‘first draft’ of your novel – which is what National November Writing Month is really all about. 368 more words



Alright let’s talk horror. What makes a good horror story? Think back to the stories that scared, or currently scare, you. What was it about them that sent a chill down your spine? 646 more words

Five Word Sentences

Can you bring music to your writing?  Make it sing!

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Coming up with an idea for your book

You could come up with a bunch of scenes based on this “love and mafia” idea: misunderstandings, lies, and embarrassing moments for both of them. But, the truth is that every time you need something to happen, you’ll have to sit down and think until you come up with some problem to overcome. 464 more words


Writing Wednesday - Narrative and Style

Last Week’s WW: Invincibility Kills

When I first started writing, and for some time after that, I found that I had trouble developing a style that I liked.   714 more words


Simple and Quick Tips on How to Write Fast

Do you want to learn how professional authors write? How they are capable of performing so quick? If you are new to this field, you have to learn… 450 more words