writing

  • Getting published

    By / June 13, 2017 / writing

    Getting published can be a stressful time, but the sense of accomplishment at the end is well worth it. It can’t be stressed enough about the importance of reading. If you are writing for a specific genre, it is crucial to read other books in the same arena. These books are your competition; by checking… [read more]

  • Becoming a writer

    By / June 13, 2017 / writing

    Can anyone become a writer? Writing potential is in all of us, but what that branches into becomes very diverse. If it is an aspiration to write as a career, than dedication and practice will help meet that goal. A few recommendations to those novices just starting out, below are some tips that will hopefully… [read more]

  • Writing tips

    By / June 13, 2017 / writing

    It has been said many times over, but it never hurts to repeat; successful writers read, a lot. Here are a few writing tips to help improve the quality of the work. I. Many mistakes are made when a writer waits until the last minute to do the work. One word; procrastination. There are countless… [read more]

  • Writing inspiration

    By / June 13, 2017 / writing

    Writers find inspiration in many different places. Sitting quietly outside taking in a sunset, at the park watching the laughter and play of young children, even observing at a funeral. These locations evoke some form of emotion, whether it is positive or sadness, they get a writer to contemplate, analyze and feel. This is one… [read more]

  • Poetry Prompts

    By / June 13, 2017 / writing

    Exploring the depth of poetry has a different look to it depending on the reader, but the important part is getting the reader to read it. Here are some templates that will hopefully help get the process going. • Formulation. Using this technique limits the use of extra language (fluff) keeping it at a bare… [read more]

  • The importance of dialogue

    By / June 13, 2017 / writing

    Strong dialogue is the foundation of a successful story. Properly, and well thought out dialogue can help make each individual character more dimensional beings that the reader can relate to, and join them on their journey that the story takes them on. Here are some reasons that the dynamic of dialogue serves the purpose of… [read more]

  • Kinetic Marketing your book

    By / June 13, 2017 / writing

    Today’s technology is in constant motion. If you don’t keep up, you may lose out on lots of opportunities. The market for all authors self-published or not, is a competitive one, and it continues to grow by the day. The print on demand (POD) companies have given the writer the ability to have the freedom… [read more]

  • Short Story tips

    By / June 13, 2017 / writing

    What are the central components of a short story? One part is maintaining brevity, that can be a key element to follow in a short story, because otherwise the writer will aimlessly ramble, and the reader will lose focus and interest. Another point to keep in mind in a short story is to make sure… [read more]

  • Writing short stories

    By / June 13, 2017 / writing

    Writers that tend to succeed in the writing world, have a strong grasp on language, and a broad vocabulary to develop their stories. Here are some tips to get you started on your own short story: • Develop the situation. Create a quandary that the protagonist will need to try and solve. After the quandary… [read more]

  • Inspirational writings

    By / June 13, 2017 / writing

    People love to be inspired and encouraged. The stories written for inspirational purposes can come from survivor’s stories such as: cancer survivor, child abuse survivor, war veteran and so on. These stories make wonderful reads, but have to be written in a way that the reader can see, feel, and smell how the writer walked… [read more]

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