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Solution Saturday: Every Time I Stop Writing, I Can't Start Up Again

Well, it happened again. You took a writing break, because you really felt like you needed one. Time away from your story to recharge and think about where you wanted to go with it next. 533 more words

Meg Dowell

Perfecting the Pitch: Make Your Story Shout

One of the most dreaded tasks for any writer is coming up with a decent pitch. You’ve spent months on your novel, crafting your characters and weaving their lives together through prose, sweat and tears. 995 more words


Help, I can't decide!

I’ve had a go a re-writing my 1st chapter. I made the mistake of showing the different versions of my opening paragraph to different members of my family now I have lots of conflicting advice. 534 more words


Are You Ready For This? Six Questions To Ask Before Receiving Feedback On Your W.I.P.

By Jennie Jarvis

So you just finished your newest short story, novel manuscript or screenplay, and you are stoked! You know it’s one of the best things you’ve ever written. 1,917 more words


saturday morning

I wrote a post yesterday full of angry thoughts and personal details.  I ended up deleting it.  It’s not just about feeling self-conscious, embarrassed, or regret.   341 more words

Saturday Six Minute Challenge #36

It’s another busy weekend but I hope you can find at least six minutes to write. Squeeze it in where you can. Write while you’re eating breakfast. 230 more words