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Free Money for Writers

Clickbait much? Here at Brevity, our Shameless Self-Promotion Department loves this terrific talk on applying for grants, cultivating patrons, and other sources of funding for your projects and your writing life. 313 more words

Business Of Writing

Writing a Synopsis? Jane Friedman to the Rescue

Is there ever a time when Jane Friedman’s writing advice is not worth reading? Just today, checking out her newsletter, I’ve discovered more wonderful posts than I can feasibly share. 227 more words


Where Should I Spend My Book Marketing Dollars?

By Jennifer Hallmark

Hmm. That’s an interesting question. For the past 12 years, I’ve worked on perfecting the craft of writing, making connections, growing my blogs, and finishing my novel. 722 more words

Fiction Writing Prompts

Wicked Wednesday -- I'm A Fool for Spring Books

Spring is in the air and it’s a great time to sit out in the sun and read. Wickeds, what are you reading or what are you looking forward to reading? 304 more words

Wicked Wednesday


On Friday, April 13, 2018, I wrote the word I sometimes doubted I would never write:


I saved. I printed. I made Danny pose for his standard photo with the most recent draft, except that this wasn’t just a draft. 1,259 more words

Things I Have Learned So Far

Advice for Older Writers Just Getting Started

Since I am just starting my journey into the world of serious writing, I decided to do what most people do these days when they are learning something new: I Googled it. 243 more words


After Revisions: What's Next

 I finally—finally!—finished the revisions for Ride to the Altar.  This is the first time I’ve ever had to revise so extensively after writing “the end.” But I’m glad I did. 957 more words