When you’re in a critique group that works for you, it’s the best. They encourage you, provide accountability, as well as teach you how to be a better writer…
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Drumroll, please! I present to you the champion of the “How Writing Has Positively Influenced YOUR Life” writing contest: “Why Write” by Troy McLaughlin. Join me in congratulating Troy in the comments below.
I have a friend who loves to write. I’m more along the lines of Hemingway, bleeding on the page. Not literally, but it’s still painful.
It’s doled out by the critic and the dude.
Today I begin presenting the winners of the “How Writing Has Positively Influenced YOUR Life” writing contest with 3rd place, by Cole Nemeth. Thank you to everyone who participated in the contest. Over the following few days I will be posting all of the winning entries. Stay tuned, and help me congratulate Cole in the comments.
If you write in public, especially if you blog, you will eventually attract haters. I’m not talking about literary critics, or people who simply disagree with you, or anyone with constructive, usable feedback. No. Those, my fellow scribbler, are not the haters…
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Writers use Twitter to engage with their readers, to promote their content and to talk to other writers. In this post I present to you six time-saving secrets that will help you get started on Twitter today!
Over the last few years a lot of people have written me “Thank You” emails for an eBook I wrote titled, Good Enough –Stop Seeking Perfection and Approval. It’s a very short book with a basic, yet profound premise that you’re good enough. That’s it.
Or is it?
Why has such a short eBook had such an impact, become something of a viral phenomenon, and (what really surprises me), why do so many consider it my best work? Good questions…
Finding out the facts of your fiction details can be time-consuming and frustrating. Accuracy is important to your readers, but it’s easy to view collecting the facts as drudgery that interrupts your creative flow.
Short of a fact-finding intern, what’s a writer to do?