3 Deep Breaths for Writing Success

3 Deep Breaths for Writing Success

Summertime means slowing it down. Here’s how being mindful about a slower pace can help you engage your senses for productive (and exciting) writing sessions.

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Authors: Beware of Positive Feedback

Authors: Beware of Positive Feedback

When nice words aren’t. Make sure your test readers are telling you what’s true, not just what’s pleasant. 

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Your Book is Not For Everyone

Your Book is Not For Everyone

Your book is not for everyone - and that's a good thing. Award-winning author and marketing executive Rodger Banister tells us why.

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How to Unlock the Power of a Story Edit

How to Unlock the Power of a Story Edit

What’s the first thing you should do after celebrating the first draft of your manuscript? It’s not copy editing, or proofreading... 

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5 Expert Tips for Writing Readable Sentences

5 Expert Tips for Writing Readable Sentences

Want to capture and hold a reader's attention? Paying attention to sentence length can give you a huge advantage. Too-short sentences might come across as childish; too-long sentences could be confusing. What’s the ideal balance? Here are 5 expert tips that’ll help you make your sentences more engaging and readable.

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6 Enriching Writing Projects for Retirees

6 Enriching Writing Projects for Retirees

Whether it's a daily activity or something to pick up every now and then, a writing project can make a retiree’s golden years even more satisfying and enjoyable. We shine the spotlight on six enriching writing projects for retirees of any writing experience level.

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7 Tips for Surviving NaNoWriMo

7 Tips for Surviving NaNoWriMo

The challenge of National Novel Writing Month is intense, but the rewards are worth it - not only will you reach the finish line with a rough draft of your very own novel, but you'll also win all sorts of cool prizes for completing the challenge.

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Why Your Voice Matters

Why Your Voice Matters

Finding and maintaining “a voice” can be a daunting task, especially for novice writers. As writers, our truths are in the details, and the importance of taking on this challenge cannot be overstated.

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