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Writing As a Way of Life

Many people want to become authors these days, to be published and make a living writing fiction. And many of them work hard on their books. 781 more words


Writers: Go To Conventions (a guest post by Matthew W. Quinn)

Yes it’s been a minute. Here is a guest post by my friend Matt. Listen up. He’s got good advice here. (JRT)

By Matthew W. Quinn… 527 more words


Quick! Find an editor. Go.

Is there a resource where we can get a book that lists editors, their specialties, books they’ve edited, contact information, location, and a blurb about them? 241 more words

Write A Book

Writers Tip #92: How to Write Like a Pulitzer Prize Winner

When you read your story, does it sound off, maybe you can’t quite put your finger on it, but you know you’ve done something wrong? Sometimes–maybe even lots of times–there are simple fixes. 540 more words


Matt Bowes reblogged this on Author Matt Bowes and the Dog's Breakfast and commented:

I've oft wondered about the fact that you can take a story and the way it's written and that's considered literature, and then there's chewing gum for the brain, which is the rest of us. And I have discussions with my wife about "The Pearl" and other stories we were forced to devour in high school, and whether anyone actually reads those books because they want to. This article breaks it down and it makes sense. Sort of.

Military Officer Function for Science Fiction

Tactics and strategy inform or should inform everything a soldier does.

Your soldiers in military sci-fi must have a doctrine of some kind which tells them what to do and how to do it. 1,023 more words

Guts Of Writing