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Five Books That Inspire Us to Keep Writing

Motivation to write comes from many outlets, but reading is probably the most influential inspiration.

Reading works other writers have created opens our eyes to different styles, techniques and themes. 562 more words

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Want to see your e-book at the library?

I so glad to see the library won’t be left behind now that self-published e-books is taking the world by storm.

Do you want readers to check out your self published e-book at the local library? 132 more words

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We want realism in our fiction...sort of!

I saw a Twitter post recently about how cop shows on TV are not realistic. I thought to myself….exactly! Why would we want them to be? 219 more words

Writing Tip: Form: Elegy

An elegy is a type of poem that is dedicated to the memory of someone or something special. They can be written about a loved one or an event that is surrounded by a feeling of tragedy or loss. 299 more words

Creative Talents Unleashed

We're going to be friends.

I have been blogging for 4 months and I must be honest with you – it all began with the wish to build a so-called “platform”. 432 more words

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How to write from more than one point of view.

This is my third and last post I’m writing for my POV series.
My other two post included writing from a female POV and writing from a… 632 more words

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Writing Point of View - Part 7: Exploring a Character's Thoughts (Part 3)

I have been discussing a list of ways to get inside a character’s head in order to establish intimacy with a character and give readers a feeling of “being there” in the scene. 979 more words

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