Archives for Writing Well

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First Impressions – EDIT! EDIT!

Editors, publishers and literary agents receive thousands of submissions every day. In order to grab their attention in the right way, you'd better supply a 'sexy', intriguing, properly spelled and punctuated title and copy. When ...
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Video Lesson Three – It’s in the description

Description in creative writing is one of the most important facets of any piece. It can and should appeal to all your senses! Each time you introduce something important, you have an opportunity to connect ...
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Words Matter – Lessons with an author

A wise writer once told me that facing a blank page was a great way to get shelves built in your garage. To be sure, I have experienced being mired, stuck, hopelessly lost somewhere in ...
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My first writing experience – how to improve your novel

When I was three years old, I was given a book called “Eloise” by Kay Thompson. In short order, I was practically addicted to that story and had successfully begged my mother to read it ...
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Writing your “Posterior off”

Tips from a pro: Hello and welcome to my 'Writing World!'Over the past 20 years, I have made a good living at and/or won 13 awards for excellence in an array of writing genres: song writing, ...
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