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Stephen King, who knows a few things

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The Writer’s Handbook – 1988 by Sylvia K. (Ed) Burack

“IV. Everything You Need to Know About Writing Successfully

1. Be talented
This, of course, is the killer. 1,388 more words

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The two rules of writing

I talk often with other writers.  I enjoy getting to share ideas with students, Wattpad stars, published writers…it’s just nice to spend time conversing with others about the craft that we love so much. 1,358 more words

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Essential writing skills: a few interesting publisher terms

Like all professions, publishing has its own terms – many of them plain English words that mean something different within the field. Today I thought I’d share a few of the more interesting ones. 465 more words

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Should Authors Take Bad Reviews Seriously?

In which 80 Books Blog discusses and debates hot topics in publishing. This week, we talk bloggers, reviews, and the strained relationship with authors.

“Really, Hagrid, if you are holding out for universal popularity, I’m afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time.” –Albus Dumbledore, … 522 more words
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On the Plotting and Pacing of Things

Once you have characters and a world, the actual story comes next. Whatever that story is, it’s up to you. There’s a niche for everything and every story has its place somewhere. 878 more words

Finding Your Way

Disclaimer: This is probably for people who have a hard time following mainstream writing advice. The kind that says “Write everyday” or “Plan it all out on paper” or “Just write!” or “Exercises are a writers best friend”. 650 more words

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Should Authors Take Bad Reviews Seriously?

In which 80 Books Blog discusses and debates hot topics in publishing. This week, we talk bloggers, reviews, and the strained relationship with authors.

“Really, Hagrid, if you are holding out for universal popularity, I’m afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time.” –Albus Dumbledore, … 522 more words
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