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How to Choose Your Genre

Every story has a genre, maybe even more than one. The question that you have to make during the beginning stages of writing is to determine which genre, or sub-genre (or even a mix of the two) you want your book categorized as. 612 more words


5 Things Every Book Needs

While writing a book is all about creating, imagination, and letting your creative juices flow…there are still the technicalities that are important in any type of creative writing. 1,027 more words


It's all in the details

On the path to rewriting a project I’ve been working on for a long time, I began to think of a basic question: how was bread made? 526 more words


Editing, and why it's not my enemy anymore

You hear writers grip a lot about the editing process, and for good reason. After you get done with a project, the last thing you want to think about is the changes you’ll have to make to it. 508 more words


Writing 101

I have a confession to make.  I’ve never taken a writing course yet I call myself a writer.  Gasp!  When I was a silly little freshman at Boston University, I majored in Business Administration because that sounded so grown-up and like the safest option.   729 more words


Writing a Letter to Someone You Love

Within all of our contemporary realm of computer systems, smart phones, laptop computers, and pads, we now have forgotten about the emotion and thoughts that are sent through a hand composed love page. 598 more words

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