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Writing Quotes — Elmore Leonard

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Writing Tip — 35

Originally posted on Anna Dobritt — Author:
Line by Line Editing I’m currently doing a major edit of two manuscripts — Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe Volume 1: The Beginning and Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe Volume 2: Discovery. Going through it literally line by line, asking myself what needs to go, what needs to stay, what can be…

Are you too fast or too slow?

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
Your pacing, is it too fast or too slow? Complications is a TV series on USA Networks. When I started watching, I found the show intriguing and fast paced tension. The story is about Dr. John Ellison, a disillusioned ER doctor. He intervenes in a drive-by shooting, saving a…

The fear of losing your imagination

The fear of losing your imagination

Originally posted on The Writing Chimp:
Everyone has something they consider to be their special gift. Maybe it is something you acknowledge privately, or something that everyone knows. Perhaps you are a great communicator, a loving mother, possess green-fingers, or something else. I consider my imagination to be my special gift. Not that I think…

The Nation’s Favourite 80s Number Ones

Originally posted on Vampires, Crime and Angels…Eclectic Me:
Now, as you’ll all remember, I’ve often had issue with TV stations or music channels doing countdowns of ‘The Best’ of anything. I’m a big music lover and we recently caught the end of ‘The Nation’s Favourite 80s Number Ones’ and for once, I LOVED it!…

A Solid Start : The First 10 Pages of Your Novel

Originally posted on The Published Author:
How long does it take for you to know if you like a book? More importantly, how long before you realize you don’t like it? Years ago I attended a screenwriting workshop conducted by a national award winning screenwriter. The course was excellent and in many ways, eye-opening. One…

#MondayBlogs: Learning SEO: 5 Reasons It’s Now a Must for Freelance Online Writers

Originally posted on Shannon A Thompson:
Intro: SEO Terms. That single two-word combination probably put knots in someone’s stomach. It’s a necessary evil, a vital tool to use for surviving the Internet game, and today’s guest blogger, Eve Haugen, is here to explain why. She also helps you improve your footing in the SEO-crazy world.…

4 Simple Things You Can Do to Be a Better Blogger

4 Simple Things You Can Do to Be a Better Blogger.

On Waiting Productively, And Why There Isn’t A Word For That

Originally posted on Tara Sparling writes:
I’m not the world’s most patient person. This is an understatement, because to tell you how impatient I am would take too long. But I was forced to spend the last fortnight in a paroxysm of waiting. It made me think about what I could learn from it, because I write a…

The Slapstyx by @Anabel1Franklin #ChildrensBook #Kidslit #Bookreview

Originally posted on Rosie Amber:
The Slapstyx by Annabelle Franklin My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Slapstyx is a children’s book set in England. Zachary Zigstack is a successful businessman. He has created Zigstack Zoom, super-powerful cleaning products. His products a very good cleaners but are not environmentally friendly. Geoffrey Penworth is the top…

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