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Become a Better Writer by Reading these 5 Books

It’s a generally agreed upon fact that readers make better writers. You don’t have to be a voracious reader to be a great writer, but it’s definitely recommended. 455 more words

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When Inspiration is Lost (Writing Edition)

Artwork © Jenny S; stock photo from Pixabay

Sometimes, I wonder why I even call myself a writer.

Don’t get me wrong—I love writing. In fact, there are days that go by when, if I haven’t sat my rear down and put words on a screen or paper, I feel as though I’m doing something… 735 more words


Another book read, another set of shiny pencils to toss into the toolbox.   Writing Tools, written by Roy Peter Clark, is a book I would highly recommend.  

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Each of us brings our personal history to the table of writing, revision, editing, and criticism.”  –Roy Peter Clark, HELP! for Writers 303 more words


Not Ready Yet

It wasn’t the rejection letters that made me think it over, not really. I was expecting them. Honestly, I think it was the fact of my so definitely expecting them that made me really think it over, like I didn’t have a chance in hell. 535 more words


HELP! for Writers: 210 Solutions to the Problmes Every Writer Faces by Roy Peter Clark Book Review

Review by: dancingonrain.

HELP! for Writers: 210 Solutions to the Problems Every Writer Faces is a great tool to add to your bookcase.  While I did read this book cover to cover, it’s also the type where if you’re only having difficulty with a specific area, you could skip to that certain section and only read that. 246 more words