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Tools of the Trade - Outlines

Every artist has their tools. For a painter, it’s paintbrushes and canvas; for a musician, it’s their voice or an instrument; for a sculptor, it’s the clay and their fingers. 984 more words


How to establish plot points in your memoir

As we work our way through the month-long blogging bonanza celebrating the launch on March 28 of Truth, Dare, Double Dare, Promise or Repeat: On Finding the Meaning of “Like” in 1982, 577 more words

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Shitty First Drafts, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Slush

Making Word Slush

It’s okay for a draft to be shitty at first. That’s not to say that what you’re going to write is shitty, it’s not to make any judgment at all of the writing itself–that’s the point. 1,303 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


Story Bible 101

Welcome back!

Maybe you’re reading the title and asking, “Jade, what the heck is a Story Bible?!” A Story Bible, my friends, is a compilation of all the important details and facts in your story. 497 more words


The Early Stages: Outlining Pt 1

For someone who loves to be super organized in her daily life, I dread outlining. Weird, right? But not really. Outlining is actually something a number of writers would like to pretend doesn’t exist, or at least avoid it as much as possible. 523 more words


A Day in the Life- Jessica Evans

On this episode of A Day in the Life we meet 2016 graduate Jessica Evans, a fiction writer and sometimes poet currently located in Lawton, Oklahoma. 1,092 more words