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Seriously Write: by Dana Mentink

Sandra Ardoin @SandraArdoin

Who says we can’t learn from animals? Not author Dana Mentink. Today, on the Seriously Write blog she reveals some of the things a terrier has taught her about writing. 9 more words

Sandra Ardoin

8 Writing Habits of Amateurs

If I wanted to write this blog in the style of a shitty tenth grade academic essay, it might go a little something like this: 860 more words


Why You Need One Project Without a Deadline

No matter what kind of writing you’re doing, everything has a deadline at some point. We’re even encouraged to stamp deadlines onto our goals to make sure we actually follow through with them. 495 more words

Meg Dowell

The Ultimate Guide for Independently Published Authors - Chapter 1


This book is something that was put together over the past year as I navigated my way through the world of independent publishing. A lot of this voyage was guided by trial and error. 2,155 more words

Don Massenzio

Fighter's Block: My first 500 words after 3 dry years

Writer friends! You should check out this website: Fighter’s Block (http://cerey.github.io/fighters-block/).

Basically, the idea is that you have an avatar and you set a word goal and then your avatar fights a monster as you type, and if you slow down the monster attacks. 669 more words

Having a bad {writing} day?

Keep writing anyway. If you can’t write, read a writing book, do some writing exercises or read a good book.


How to Make Your Writing Sing Through Editing - Part One

Writing is fun. Writing the first draft is a lot like starting a new relationship, there’s so much to explore and so much excitement. Writing is a wonderful creative process. 538 more words

Tips For Young Writers