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Write what you love with @aprilzyon

Today’s post is something that I know we’ve all touched on and it is something that bears repeating over and over again.

Write what you love.  519 more words

Writing Advice

Just Read It

I love Chuck Palahniuk. When grabbing his work, I can be sure that I will enjoy what I am about to read. From “Fight Club,” to “Invisible Monsters,” to “Beautiful You,” I have rarely been disappointed. 584 more words


The 'Getting Published' Advice I Wish I'd Listened To

Welcome to the Distress Signals Blogging Bonanza! What’s that, you’re wondering? Well, you can either go and read this post or read the next sentence. In a nutshell: … 1,351 more words


Reclaiming Writing*, or the Art of Thinking

* that’s definitely alliteration, right? Definitely…

As this blog has shown you, and will continue to show you, writing – for me and for many others – is a difficult, often elusive thing. 565 more words


A Good Narrator is Hard to Find

I maintain that the only thing more important to improving your writing ability than actually writing is reading. There’s something to learn from every novel or non-fiction work you pick up, even if it’s that infodumping is not a great way to handle exposition, or that starting too big makes it impossible to increase drama as you go. 966 more words


Habitualized Writing Spaces:

Writers are creative creatures. Whether they are writing fiction or non-fiction, they are building worlds from images inside their heads. This world building takes a lot of fuel, and for those writers who have done multiple worlds recently, it can be hard to develop something new.  428 more words