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Have you tried to quit writing? Novelist and poet of the American lowlife, Charles Bukowski, thinks you should. But what the hell does he know? Bukowski’s poem “So You Want to Be a Writer? Book Writing Tips, Writing Process, Writing Quotes, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Fiction Writing, Thesis Writing, Writing Ideas

Are You Really a Writer? Find Out For Sure with The Charles Bukowski Method | Mandy Wallace

Have you tried to quit writing? Novelist and poet of the American lowlife, Charles Bukowski, thinks you should. But what the hell does he know? Bukowski’s poem “So You Want to Be a Writer?” tickles my rebellious streak. And thank goodness my rebellious streak is stronger than my perfectionistic fear of failing. Because nothing gets me […]

If you want to keep better track of your ideas, or get serious about regular creative brainstorming sessions, here's how to start a writer's notebook: Writing Notebook, Book Writing Tips, Writing Resources, Start Writing, Writing Skills, Writing Prompts, Memoir Writing, Writing Workshop, Writing Ideas

How to Start a Writer's Notebook | Cole Smith Writes

If you want to keep better track of your ideas, or get serious about regular creative brainstorming sessions, here's how to start a writer's notebook:

Let’s be honest: What does “show, don’t tell” mean? This ever present piece of writing advice has confounded more than its fair share of beginning writers. It’s found in creative writing classes and workshops, in nearly every guide on how to write, and i Book Writing Tips, Writing Process, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Jobs, Writing Services, Writers Notebook, Writers Write

Show, Don’t Tell; Six Ways to Write like a Movie Camera

How do you "show, don't tell"? Well, how do movies tell their stories? In an audiovisual format, showing is the only option. Novelists have a lot to learn!

New proofreader? Here are 15 essential reference books for proofreaders that will help you start your business the right way! Work From Home Opportunities, Work From Home Jobs, Earn Money From Home, How To Make Money, Copy Editing, Photo Editing, Grammar Book, Proofreader, Online Jobs

15 Essential Reference Books for New Proofreaders | Turner Proofreading

Not sure what proofreading books you need? These essential reference books for proofreaders will help you hone your proofreading skills!

How to turn one idea into a month’s (or more!) worth of content for your biz - Wild Spirit Copywriting - Tired of generating fresh, must-read, totally-worth-your-time content week after week after week (l - Inbound Marketing, Content Marketing Strategy, Business Marketing, Online Marketing, Facebook Marketing, Media Marketing, Creative Business, Business Tips, Online Business

How to turn one idea into a month’s (or more!) worth of content for your biz - Wild Spirit Copywriting

Your copywriter-approved pathway to quickly creating content for your biz - sans stress, frustration and daytime drinking.

Writing teacher and author Darcy Pattison discusses writing novels and picture books. Tips, techniques and encouragement for the writing life. Writing Genres, Book Writing Tips, Writing Process, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Notebook, Academic Writing, Writing Ideas

OOPS! Continuity in Your Novel | Fiction Notes

Writing teacher and author Darcy Pattison discusses writing novels and picture books. Tips, techniques and encouragement for the writing life.

These four common stumbling blocks will keep you from writing a book for YEARS! Learn what the stumbling blocks to finishing your book are and how you can overcome them on your journey to writing a book and getting it published! Writing Genres, Book Writing Tips, Fiction Writing, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Prompts, Memoir Writing, Start Writing, Writing Ideas

These four common stumbling blocks will keep you from writing a book for years - Paper Raven Books

As a writing coach, I see writers make the same mistakes over and over again, when they attempt writing a book on their own.

Hard-Hitting Plot Tools To Unstick Your Story 5 Hard-Hitting Plot Tools To Get Your Story Hard-Hitting Plot Tools To Get Your Story Unstuck Book Writing Tips, Writing Process, Writing Quotes, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Rubrics, Paragraph Writing

5 Hard-Hitting Plot Tools To Unstick Your Story

Story stuck? Here are 5 proven plot techniques from the University of Iowa's Prestigious Writers' Workshop to get your story back on track.

The first sentence of your story is the most important you will write. It will determine whether the reader (or publisher) decides to keep reading or toss your book aside. Think of it this way: whe. Writer Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Process, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Ideas, Writing Worksheets, Novel Tips

How to Write an Opening Line that Will Hook Readers (and a Publisher!) - Ink and Quills

The first sentence of your story is the most important you will write. It will determine whether the reader (or publisher) decides to keep reading or toss your book aside. Think of it this way: when you meet someone new you decide from your first impression whether or not you like the person and are …

Write secondary characters that make a difference. Inspiration for better writing. Tips for better writing. Better Writing, Cool Writing, Kids Writing, Writing Help, Writing A Book, Writing Strategies, Writing Advice, Writing Resources, Learning For Life

5 Tricks - How to Write Necessary Secondary Characters

How to Give Secondary Characters in Our Stories More Purpose. Readers will notice when you introduce a secondary character. If that character has no purpose...

Tips and strategies for authors to effectively market your book for free! Book Marketing Tips, Book Marketing Strategy, Free Book Marketing, self publishing tips, money saving tips for authors Writer Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Resources, Writing Quotes, Writing Topics, Book Writer, Writing Workshop, Writing Process, Fiction Writing

Mixtus Media — How Authors Can Market A Book With No Money

If you're strapped for cash or have little to no marketing budget, these tips and strategies to effectively market your book for free will be a huge help!

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Chapter Revision Checklist - Alyssa Hollingsworth

Whenever I pull out my pens and start tearing into chapters, I have this beside me to make sure I have my bases covered. Printable checklist downloadable.

Sometimes you’re frustrated, can’t write, and just really need something right now that can get you back to writing. Here are 3 practical, actionable, proven methods to kick your writer’s block in 30 minutes or less. Fiction Writing, Writing Advice, Writing Resources, Writing A Book, Writing Ideas, Writing Workshop, Writing Styles, Writing Practice, Writing Help

Kick your writer's block in the next 30 minutes with 3 practical, proven methods - Paper Raven Books

Here are 3 practical, actionable, proven methods to kick your writer’s block in 30 minutes or less.

The dreaded book synopsis! Many writers struggle with this part of the submission package. Here are five tips to make this process as painless as possible. Writer Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing Prompts, Writing Ideas, Better Writing, Writing Images

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The dreaded book synopsis! Many writers struggle with this part of the submission package. Here are five tips to make this process as painless as possible.

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Best Blogging Platforms To Start A Blog and Make Money

The best blogging platforms to make money make it extremely easy to start a