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Top 50 Writing Blogs for 2016

Today I have the honor of presenting the Top 50 Writing Blogs for 2016!

Welcome to the THIRD annual Top Writing Blogs Awards on Positive Writer. The annual awards post for best Writing Blogs are a special treat for everyone, you’ll discover new blogs, celebrate and congratulate your favorite ones, and, if you’re one of the winners, enjoy a well deserved award of recognition for your hard work!


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Stop the Madness Before Your Writing is Utterly Destroyed

Do you want to get back to writing work that matters, work that is good enough to make a difference and be appreciated?

Of course you do. So do I. But there’s a problem. And it’s a BIG problem. It’s holding you back. It’s holding me back. It’s holding nearly everyone back and it’s getting worse. Our writing is getting destroyed by it.

Let’s put a stop to the madness…


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Candid Interview on Writing with Bestselling Author Jerry B. Jenkins

I have the honor of presenting you with an exclusive interview I recently conducted with the one and only, Jerry B. Jenkins. With 21 New York Times bestsellers (seven debuting at #1), 186 books, and over 70 million copies sold, he is one of the most commercially successful writers of our time.

In the interview Jenkins opens up about self-doubt, failure, success, and why he so generously passes on what he’s learned about the craft.


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3 Ways To Fall In Love With Writing Again

Note: This is a guest post by Melissa Chu, she helps writers get productive and develop good work habits at JumpstartYourDreamLife.com. If you want to start getting more done and reaching your writing goals – grab her guide on goal setting and productivity.

Do you feel like you’ve gotten into a rut with writing? You find yourself trying to put down words, but your mind just draws a blank. The ideas just don’t seem to flow anymore. Your mind feels like a dry well, absent of inspiration.


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Nominate Your Favorite Writing Blog!

I’d like your help with choosing the best Writing blogs for 2016. Are you up for the challenge?

The annual blog awards here on Positive Writer is a pretty big deal, as the previous award announcements have been viewed over a million times to date and have received thousands of shares on social networks. It’s great exposure to say the least, but just as importantly it introduces countless readers to blogs they might not have found otherwise.

So make sure your favorite is included in this year’s announcement. Find out how…


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12 Books on Writing AND a Kindle Paperwhite Giveaway!

Welcome to Positive Writer’s first ever MASSIVE book giveaway for writers!

We’re giving away 10 paperback books on writing and 1 Kindle Paperwhite. And we wouldn’t dream of giving you a Kindle Paperwhite without also giving you a couple books on writing in Kindle format to go along with it. (See below for the complete list of 12 books being given away.)

It’s super easy to enter, go to this link, answer one question (the answer is: 12), enter your email, confirm it and you’re in!

It’s really that simple. And, there’s a very cool way to get your name in the hat more than once! Just visit the link and enter the giveaway to find out how.


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It’s Time to Discover the Right Time for Your Writing Career

The right time.

You’ve waited for it. And if we’re honest, we’ve all waited for it. Perhaps it will happen this coming new year!

Some never stop waiting for the right time: To write a book. To query an agent. To start a blog. To call themselves a writer.


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Motivation Just For You: THE Writer

You’re sitting at your desk, thinking. At least, you want to be. But you’re not. Not, really.

You want to be thinking of something utterly amazing, something so brilliant the letters will burn themselves onto the page.

The words, the sentences, the paragraphs, the pages, and finally, the book– it will dazzle everyone who reads it…

The Writer

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13 Jedi Tips on How to Be the Best Blogger & Writer You Can Be

Are you ready to wield the Force as a Jedi blogger?

Learn first the 13 secrets revealed in this post you must to awaken the Writing Force within you.


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Top Ten Books on Writing and Creativity for your Christmas Shopping List

Need stocking stuffers that actually mean something and will make a difference in people’s lives? I thought so. Me too. So I went looking and I found some!


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