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Writing Tip Monday: Instantly Improve Your Writing by Removing Filter Words

No, that’s not a joke.

You can immediately improve your writing by removing filter words. So what are filter words?

Have you ever read a book and felt disconnected or jarred out of a scene? 451 more words


A Lesson I Learned Today 10/23

Every story has an end.

It may not be the one you thought

or the one you want.

It may not even be the one you saw coming. 41 more words


Winners and Losers

I love people who love. These are the folks who more often than not, end up winning.

We live in a world chewed up in success by numbers. 231 more words

Comrades, I Salute You

You can’t please everyone. You just can’t. It doesn’t matter if you sit down to write a novel that you think will take the entire world by storm, it won’t. 57 more words


Sorry I’ve been away for a while. I’m caught up in writing my third novel, the poem I just made is from the point of view of one of my characters. 117 more words

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Should Writers Only Write What They Know? | Writing Fiction

What really started me out writing stories and poetry was “Composition Class” in primary school. As early as the age of six, I had to write essays (called compositions sometimes) based on pictures or a topic. 627 more words

5 Secret Tips To Writing A Successful Short Story

From Writer’s Relief staff:

Every story has a beginning, middle, and end. But the secret to successfully getting a short story published is to add something special to your storytelling mix…something that captures the attention of editors and readers alike. 406 more words