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Editing: The Path is a Spiral

by Morgan S. Hazelwood

Writing versus Editing Milestones

I find writing milestones to be more encouraging than editing ones. There’s a finite-ness to it.

It’s easy to know when you’ve achieved your word count targets when you’re writing a draft. 380 more words


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Did I write that?

I could write a beautiful, poignant 1,000-word version of this post that’d keep me from my kids for a couple hours. Alternatively, I could write a more succinct, less illuminating version that takes me only ten minutes. 742 more words


Are You Making These Common Fiction Writing Mistakes?: K.M. Weiland | Self-Publishing Advice Center

A special 60-minute session with K.M. Weiland on how to avoid common fiction writing mistakes.

The best way to get your novel right is to first know how to avoid getting it wrong. 27 more words


The Secret to Crisp & Clean Photos

Hi y’all, so I am ready to return back to the blog after a hiatus of a whole year! Classes, clubs, the LSAT (big one), life, and all those things really had me busy for more months than I thought. 434 more words


13 Week Rewrite: Week Eleven - Reality

This week, you’re rewriting through approximately one-third of your Third Act. Many things are happening to your heroine at once by this point in the story. 607 more words

Writing Craft

5 Rules for How to Write a Sequel to Your Book - Helping Writers Become Authors

Follow these rules to excite interest and avoid boring your readers to death at the beginning of the following books in your series.

Discover five of the most important tactics for how to write a sequel that fulfills (and maybe even exceeds) your readers’ expectations. 15 more words


Adding without Padding – Wordquill

Making your word count with words that count.

How to add words to your story without adding fluff. So you have a killer story and want to send it to a publisher who you know will love it. 30 more words