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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.…

No Wasted Ink Writers Links

Originally posted on No Wasted Ink:
Happy Monday!  It is time for another batch of links that would prove useful to writers and readers of fiction.  I’ve stayed mainly on topic this week.  There are plenty of general writing tip articles to read, along with a few related to writing science fiction.  Enjoy! Building Characters…

The Unspoken Communication Between a Writer & Their Draft Novel #SundayBlogShare #Writer #Writing

The Unspoken Communication Between a Writer & Their Draft Novel #SundayBlogShare #Writer #Writing

Originally posted on BlondeWriteMore:
I have been itching to cover this important and thought-provoking subject for a while. To the non-writer a draft novel is just a folder stuffed with paper. They don’t see it as a living thing. If you asked them whether a draft novel was capable of communicating with a human, the non-writer…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about JEALOUSY #RSsos #RomSuspense

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about JEALOUSY #RSsos #RomSuspense

Originally posted on sisterhood of suspense:
#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines all about JEALOUSY for an lovely start to the week. The lump in his belly turned to acid. Was this what jealousy felt like? Sam Bradley w/a McKenna Sinclair I heard Celia start to giggle. She clutched at his elbow and buried her face against…

How To Handle The Story That Keeps On Giving #MondayBlogs #Writing #Writer

How To Handle The Story That Keeps On Giving #MondayBlogs #Writing #Writer

Originally posted on BlondeWriteMore:
Have you ever experienced writing a story that gives you more than just an interesting tale and a collection of fictional people? Let me explain. Last week, in my blog post titled, The Story Which Wants To Show You Other Things, I spoke about how, whilst working on a draft of…

Things To Consider When Writing A Relationship Break Up #SundayBlogShare  #AmWritingRomance

Things To Consider When Writing A Relationship Break Up #SundayBlogShare #AmWritingRomance

Originally posted on BlondeWriteMore:
Writing a break up can be just as tricky as creating a romantic union between two characters. In certain scenarios it can play havoc with your writer emotions and you may find yourself reaching for the tissues, raiding the chocolate cupboard and compiling a sad songs playlist. Back in the day,…

The Elevator Pitch: Telling People About Your Book in One Sentence

Originally posted on Self-Published Authors Helping Other Authors:
You may be talking to someone at a party, at work, or while waiting to lead an army of werewolves and asuras into battle to stop the demonic entity Delassi from entering our dimension and consuming it entirely (or is that just me?), and the subject you’ve…

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