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The Active Word Checklist

The Active Word Checklist

Originally posted on K.M. Allan:
“Keep your prose active.” It’s one of the most well-known pieces of writing advice and one of the most frustrating. Sometimes when writing, especially when you’re first starting out, you have no idea what words are making your prose non-active. You’re just writing, using the words that sound right.…

5 Writing Tips for Making Fantasy Feel ‘Real’

5 Writing Tips for Making Fantasy Feel ‘Real’

Originally posted on Morgan Hazelwood: Writer In Progress:
If you ask a group of writers how they approach a part of their writing process, you’re going to get as many answers as there are writers–and sometimes more. Today I’m reviewing a discussion by a group of writers on how to make fantasy feel real. No…

What Good Is An Agent? Answers From Writers.

What Good Is An Agent? Answers From Writers.

Originally posted on Morgan Hazelwood: Writer In Progress:
https://youtu.be/8bsDxJ7awgM%5BPrevious related topics: Why? How? What? ] If you’ve been paying attention to the literary agency world in the last month or so, you probably heard about the embezzlement conviction of Darin Webb, the accountant for the 49-year-old UK literary agency: Donadio & Olson. Webb’s total theft? $3.4…

#21 Query Corner: ‘THE WINGS OF OBORIO’

Originally posted on Morgan Hazelwood: Writer In Progress:
Welcome to: Morgan’s Query Corner: Answering Your Query Quandaries THE WINGS OF OBORIO is a fantasy. After his father destroys a witch’s forest, Prince Braun and his new bride, Princess Martiel must learn to trust each other if they want to end the witch’s curse to save their…

5 Tips For Reading Your Own Work

5 Tips For Reading Your Own Work

Originally posted on Morgan Hazelwood: Writer In Progress:
As you might know, I do some voice acting for the Folk Tale Audio Drama Anansi Storytime where I’ve been everything from a narrator, to (many) Goddesses, to a turtle. Plus, as a writer, looking for an agent, I’m dreaming of that day when people show up to…

Entitled

Entitled

Originally posted on Megan Morgan:
Last week, the IWSG question of the month was about coming up with titles–and boy, does it hit close to home right now! Titles are something I struggle with, except when I don’t. Sometimes, wonderfully, the title comes to me along with the story. I start getting an idea for the…

#20 Query Corner: ‘MARTIANS, EXES, AND REBELS’

Originally posted on Morgan Hazelwood: Writer In Progress:
Welcome to: Morgan’s Query Corner: Answering Your Query Quandaries [MARTIANS, EXES, AND REBELS] is an SF romance. Working with his ex is the only way for Jack to stop the Martian rebels from destroying the colony. Now, if only he could find her. NOTE: If you submit…

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