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Write on Wednesday #31

Today’s Writing Prompt:

At least once a week, on my way to work, I see something that makes me want to turn around and find out what is going on.   83 more words

Pro-Tip: Characterization

How do you talk to your friends? To your family? Bosses and coworkers?

For every person and situation, there is a way we present ourselves. Why should this be any different for each of your characters? 1,027 more words

Writing Tips

Clever Quotes for Inspiring Your Expression

Last week I was in a sour mood. I had several blog posts written, but with my frame of mind, I ended up deleting them. 423 more words

#Writinganovel : Getting Started

It’s almost two years now since I published ‘The Black Hours’. A year and a half since ‘Blackwater’. Since then I’ve carried on with my freelance writing, worked with my husband with his communications consultancy, developed and expanded a successful editing business and judged a playwriting competition. 425 more words


Pencil, Meet Eraser

“I have rewritten — often several times — every word I have ever published. My pencils outlast their erasers.” — Vladimir Nabokov, Speak, Memory, 1966… 735 more words


Featured From the Archives: Self-Editing Tips From an Editor

I’ll admit that I honestly didn’t know what to post this week. I have article ideas, but I’m also the human equivalent of a car running on fumes — which, for those who don’t understand that analogy, means I’m pretty much a walking shell waiting for every possible second of sleep I can find. 1,539 more words


Write On, Someone Wants To Read It

I haven’t had the chance to interviewed a fellow writer, blogger, or author to get their take on this quote. A lot of us, I’m sure, may have been through this before, including me. 142 more words