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Falling In (and Out) Of Love With Your Stories

I’ve had this idea for a new book since the beginning of 2017. Though my brain continuously adds elements to the main storyline, I haven’t really started working on it yet. 753 more words

Meg Dowell

How to Develop a Writing Schedule

This is going to be the biggest understatement ever; but being an adult is HARD.

Figuring out how to balance a social life with work and study is difficult enough without adding writing into the mix. 656 more words


How To Survive The Goody Two-Shoes Character #SundayBlogShare #Writers

This can be a troubling situation for a writer and worthy of a blog post. I have recently suffered from this literary affliction and its a tough one to wrestle with readers. 728 more words


On Finishing A Novel 

I typed the last word of my first novel a few weeks ago. And I knew what came next. Editing. But I decide that it should be saved for another day. 579 more words


Is “Alright” Ever Alright? - Guest Post by Kathy Steinemann...

According to EtymOnline.com, alright was attested in print by 1884.

Writers argue about its use. Some insist it’s appropriate, while others stand on the no-nada-nix-never soapbox. 1,036 more words