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How Did the Author Do That?, by Dr. John Yeoman PhD, Reviewed.

This historical novel, set at the very end of the 16th century in London, is more than merely a damned good novel. It’s purpose is to help other authors improve their writing through example. 206 more words

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Creative #Writing #Contests Table Updated

It’s Friday, so here’s this week’s reminder that I’ve updated the contest table. Just a brief second reminder: the well-respected Bridport contests end on 31 May, so get your entries in if you want a bit of extra kudos, and some cash! 44 more words

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Searching for the Right Words? Tip #15

This series aims at helping writers find the right words to express their meaning. Your thoughts and comments are welcome.

Do you want to inspire readers with joy, stoke their terrors, romance them with love, fill them with horror? 295 more words

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Strength through Surrender

“It’s healthy to say uncle when your bone’s about to break.”
― Jonathan FranzenHow to Be Alone

It begins with restlessness and warmth. You’re alternately listless and kinetic, bouncing between exhaustion and mania.

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Write on Wednesday #42

Today’s Writing Prompt:  What if…?

Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you got the man/woman of your dreams, won the lottery, been born with a special talent?   36 more words

Small Publishers - A Checklist #wwwblogs #amwriting

I recently wrote a bit of a rant about the quality control of some small presses whose books I had read. You can read it… 599 more words

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Searching for the Right Words? Tip #14

This series aims at helping writers find the right words to express their meaning. Your thoughts and comments are welcome here.

Do you want to inspire readers with joy, stoke their terrors, romance them with love? 302 more words

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