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Never Say Never: Taking a Closer Look...

Don’t kill a puppy. Never use an –ly adverb. Exclamation points are the mark of an amateur. I’ve heard these writing...

Never Say Never: Taking a Closer Look at Writing “Rules”
posted on: Oct 2, 2013 | author: Amy Knupp

Making a Scene: A Practical Planning ...

When I stumbled through my first manuscript eleven years ago, I didn’t know much about scenes. I didn’t know much...

Making a Scene: A Practical Planning Method for Your Story’s Building Blocks
posted on: Aug 7, 2013 | author: Amy Knupp

Powering Up Your Prose

So you’ve finished a draft of your manuscript. Congratulations! That’s an accomplishment scores of people dream of...

Powering Up Your Prose
posted on: Jun 5, 2013 | author: Amy Knupp

Stitching Your Scenes Together with T...

As writers we spend a lot of time talking about plot, character, setting and description. We learn how to put all of...

Stitching Your Scenes Together with Transitions
posted on: Feb 1, 2013 | author: Lori Devoti

Stop Beating those Cliches to Death

You have probably heard that clichés in creative writing should be avoided like the plague. But often they are the...

Stop Beating those Cliches to Death
posted on: Jan 8, 2013 | author: Lori Devoti

Connect to Readers with Your Writing

Last month I wrote about how clarity was a guiding principle for your writing and your business.  This month I’d like...

Connect to Readers with Your Writing
posted on: Nov 16, 2012 | author: Bobbi Dumas

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