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Writing Prompt for Thursday 11/17/16

Writing Prompt for Thursday 11/17/16

Your Daily Writing Prompt This week, we continue working on setting.  If you need to catch up, read the full instructions on this week’s prompts. Today’s prompt: Write a scene in which your character feels the following mood while in the setting listed below: Setting:  An Amusement Park Mood:  Humble You can post your daily writing exercises […]

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Seminar: Selling your Books to Libraries and Bookstores by PALA

Seminar: Selling your Books to Libraries and Bookstores by PALA

via PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION OF LOS ANGELES: The Key to Selling Your Books to Libraries and Bookstores WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2016 Want to learn how to get your books into more stores and libraries? Amy Collins, a leading expert who has been a buyer and seller in both markets for years, will spend the first 30 […]

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Writing Prompt for Wednesday 11/16/16

Writing Prompt for Wednesday 11/16/16

Your Daily Writing Prompt   This week, we continue working on setting.  I want you to describe that setting from that character’s (or your) point-of-view while that character is experiencing a certain mood and while using more sensory detail than simply sight. You don’t have to use all five senses but include at least a […]

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Writing Prompt for Tuesday 11/15/16

Writing Prompt for Tuesday 11/15/16

We’ve been sending out our daily writing prompts via email to subscribers only, but as of today, that has changed! We are now offering our Writing Prompts FREE via our blog. You can get these daily writing prompts a couple of different ways: – Visit our blog every day. – Add our blog to your […]

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25 Works of Poetry and Fiction for Anger and Action | Literary Hub

Words save. Books save. Save yourself by digging into this list of 25 Works of Poetry and Fiction for Anger and Action by Literary Hub. In the few days since the devastating results of the 2016 presidential election, many people have written about the place of art in times of grief, fear, and disaster. Literature can […]

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Line-by-Line Critique

I love this column by Janice Hardy where she takes a piece of a writer’s work and critiques it on her blog. She gives us a glimpse into how editors read and critique fiction – sentence by sentence. For me, it validates how I evaluate a writer’s work, and it helps me analyze my writing […]

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via Bookriot: Dear Non-Readers: Stop Saying These Things To Us

All the things you’ve wanted to say to non-readers your whole life but never had the courage to say. Now you can just point people to this article. Dear non-reader: Readers aren’t unicorns. We don’t require special treatment, nor do we count the minutes until we can ditch you and go back to our books […]

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Seven Ways to Increase Productivity as a Writer

Seven Ways to Increase Productivity as a Writer

I coach writers for a living. I support them through the completion of their first draft of a project. The process my clients go through involves far more than typing. To get their projects out, they must be willing to do deep dives into how they work independently, into themes in their lives that they […]

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