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What an author should be doing -- and what NO author should EVER do

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know that I’m not one to rant about books. I rarely mention having loved a book or hated it or even wanting to read something. 767 more words


The Writers Circle: Gifts for Writers 2015

One of our goals here at Today’s Author is to help all of the writers among us to do what we love to do: write. One of the best ways to accomplish this is by talking to each other and learning from each other.  87 more words

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Waiting Games

There are different kinds of waiting games that writer’s play and none of them are fun. Well, for me most are painful, mixed occasionally with moments of pleasure, but not fun. 344 more words


Writing Tool #6

I decided to explore tool 33 (Repeat, repeat, repeat) because it accentuates the relevant words in a paragraph, especially on informative and empathy writing. To accentuate this tool, I chose two different paragraphs from a speech essay of “Youth Curfews”. 333 more words

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Writing Tool #5

I decided to do tool 24 because one of the main processes that might help me write a good essay and actually organize my writing, is doing a plan beforehand. 387 more words

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10 Non-Negotiable Qualities Of A Timeless Story

It seems that once certain stories appear on the literary radar the whole landscape changes and nearly everything that follows pales by comparison. What do these works offer readers that can help writers at all levels and styles better understand their own projects – and what’s missing? 1,750 more words