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Rhythmic Beats... Fiction Writing

You may have noticed I’ve been absent lately. To meet my deadline I’ve had to pull away from social media while I work on my first rounds of edits for Marred, design my cover with the art department, and write my tagline and jacket blurb. 1,345 more words

Crime Fiction

#WriterWednesday: 5 Free Online Creative Writing Courses

While you’re scouring job ads for the creative position of your dreams, you can still be doing something to further your writing skills. There are hundreds courses available online to help you develop your talents and make the most of your free time. 563 more words

Featured Writers

June Wrap-Up!

June was a pretty good month for me. I’ve relaxed a lot, read, written, and generally enjoyed myself. I can’t believe my summer vacation is already almost halfway gone, though! 595 more words

YA Books

Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo)

I am sorry for the lack of posts this week–everything is off balance with my travels of the past weekend, but I am going to try and get back on track with the traditional Wednesday post about a book which has inspired me. 569 more words


The Fortieth Week

This writing week has been relatively slow. That’s because the week itself has been very, very, very busy. Mostly the weekend, when I went down to London to watch the season finale of the first season of the Formula E (very exciting). 168 more words

Bethonie Waring

Using Rites and Rituals in Fiction

We’ve come around back to writer Wednesday once more and today we are talking about using rites and rituals in fiction.  When I say rites and rituals, I’m referring to any choreographed set of actions performed by several people that is meant to add importance to an event. 624 more words


And our June contest winner is...

Harley! Thanks for all the comments, everyone! New contest up soon! 

Dana Mentink