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Quick Link – The Aspiring Writer: Impostor Syndrome

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. What makes someone a “writer”? Do you sometimes feel like a fake and are just waiting for people to notice? J.F. Gibson has a great piece about dealing with imposter syndrome as a writer. Check it out! You will feel better! ~ […]

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Quick Links: What Goes in a Press Kit?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Do you have a press kit? You should. Where else can people find pictures you will let them use and more information about you. If you don’t have a press kit or just want to make sure the one you have is […]

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Quick Link: Ten Crazy Realities About Writing a Sequel

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Do you write with the knowledge of a possible sequel in your head or are you one of those authors that waits to see if there is some success with your story and then worry about a sequel? I believe that you […]

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Quick Link: Covers Can Make or Break a Book

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Yea yea yea. I know, covers are important and you have been told that many times here and other places. But Darren Beyer, at Indies Unlimited, isn’t just telling you. He is showing you with a real world example of what a […]

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Quick Links: Ultimate Guide: Structural Editing For Your Novel

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Can you over edit a manuscript? I mean I am sure it is possible but most of the time the problem is not enough editing, and not enough of the right kind of editing. Author Helen Scheuerer from Writer’s Edit helps with […]

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Quick Link: 5 Reasons Why You Should Write a Novella

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Novellas are becoming very popular as they don’t take quite the commitment of a full-length novel for the reader or the author. Over at Ink and Quills, Kaitlin Hillerich gives her best five reasons why you should write a novella! ~ * […]

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Quick Links: Are You Characters Contradicting Themselves?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Don’t you hate it when you are totally into a character and fully invested in their story and then they do something so different from who they are that it jars you right back to reality? Janice Hardy has great advice on […]

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Quick Links: How to Write 10,000 Words in a Day, and Why You Should Give It a Shot (at least once)

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. What is the most words you have written in day? Have you ever done 10K? I have a couple of times during NaNoWriMo, when life almost got in the way of completing my 50K words. It is not something I think I […]

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Quick Links: 7 Serious Tips for Writing a Humor-Filled Novel

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. As a big fan quirky funny books such as The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Universe or any of the late great Sir Terry Pratchett novels, I would love to be able to write humorous fiction. But writing funny stories is a lot […]

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Quick Links: Pros & Cons: Referencing the Real World in Our Story

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. The wonderful Jamie Gold goes over the potential and pitfalls of using real world references in your story. A must read if you have ever considered doing this! ~ * ~ Pros & Cons: Referencing the Real World in Our Story by […]

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Quick Link: Using Twitter to Make Powerful Connections as a Creative Professional

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Today’s social media post is all about Twitter, a great way to connect to people 150 characters at a time. Posting at Jane Friedman, Daniel Parsons explains the best way for authors to use Twitter. ~ * ~ Using Twitter to Make […]

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Quick Link: 12 Questions To Help You Create Memorable Characters

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. We all want to make our characters compelling and having depth. I don’t know about you, but I have read some very good serials that have kind of lost me at the end because the hero/heroine was too perfect and always good.  […]

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Quick Links: Passing Time Is The Secret To Improving Your Story

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. When we write, we get so deep into the story that sometimes it is hard to see any problems, especially ones that deal with the timeline of the story. But if you have been to any fan sites on the internet, you […]

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Quick Links: Top Five Ways to Have an Awful Book Cover

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I see a lot of book covers during my day job and I can tell with one look who created their own book cover. It makes a huge difference in getting your potential audience to look at your book. So when I […]

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Quick Links: 10 Things I Know About You and Your Books

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Jenny Hansen knows 10 things about you, and I have to admit she pretty much nailed me.  After reading Tolkien as a child, I spent many a day searching for Ents in the forest behind my house. Head on over to Writers […]

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