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On Receiving Some Advice

I came across the wonderful blog of author Kristen Lamb a few weeks ago. For me her blog is absolutely filled with great advice for writers. 534 more words

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What Makes a Writer: Upon Further Reflection

Last week, I read and re-blogged a post from Kristen Lamb on what makes a writer, well, a writer. And overall, I wholeheartedly agree with her conclusion: If you write every day, you are a writer, regardless of whether or not you get paid to do so. 560 more words

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Want to Reach New Heights as a Writer? Learn to QUIT

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month—November) is just around the corner. Many new writers take this as an opportunity to test if they can do this professional writing thing “fer realz.” Some of us dust off an old story and see if we can toss it in the crucible of peer pressure and FINALLY finish. 1,525 more words

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Take 2 Thursday: Warrior Writers

Life lessons are everywhere. I’ve always been a big reader, and enjoy finding inspirational material, whether its in a card, blog post, book, or a song. 78 more words

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Young Entrepreneurs, School Fundraising Fiascos, & Parental PTSD

I was a BORN entrepreneur, and blessedly was a child of the 70s and 80s. I always had a business from the time I was four. 2,093 more words

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Want to Successfully Publish? First, Are You a "Real" Writer?

For many writers (me included), we don’t start off with the confidence to yell to the world, “I’m going to be a professional author!” Heck, I wrote a 178,000 word “novel” and still didn’t believe I was a writer. 1,318 more words

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Kiss Your “As” Goodbye: A Simple Grammar Trick for Better Fiction

Today, AWESOME W.A.N.A. International Instructor and author-editor-teacher-extraordinaire Marcy Kennedy is here to guest post about a dreaded topic—GASP—grammar. Yes, I admit it. I’m a Grammar Nazi. 1,804 more words

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