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Fiction Writing Resources List

Fiction Writing Resources List

Tired of having to piece together all the writing resources available to hone your writing craft, find like-minded writerly folks, understand the various kinds of editors, learn the ins and outs of courting agents, and how to manage self-publishing, if you choose? Well, here it is! All in one place. It’s a solid collection that…

3 Steps to Keep Distractions From Ruining Writing Time with Tips You Can Apply Now

3 Steps to Keep Distractions From Ruining Writing Time with Tips You Can Apply Now

You’ve heard the statistics, I’m sure. The exact numbers don’t really matter-what does matter are the facts: most writers never finish their manuscripts. Why? There are a myriad of barriers: self-doubt, lack of time, poor planning, life events. One big culprit of never typing THE END on that manuscript involves all of life’s distractions. While…

When The F* Should My Character Cuss?

When The F* Should My Character Cuss?

As part of this month’s Insecure Writers Support Group Blog Hop, I’m going to skip the general discussion regarding NaNoWriMo experiences. I’ve posted some tips and recommendations about making your NaNo experience successful here: Instead, I’d like to focus on the some key considerations for authors, before including cussing in a character’s dialogue. (Not exactly…