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Why Now is the Best Time to be a Writer

Why Now is the Best Time to be a Writer | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
Johnny Cat as Evil Editor…
Those of you who follow my blog know that optimism IS my super-power. Yes, The Digital Age can be daunting. We are entering uncharted territories and often we have to learn by trial and error.
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Laura Dockrill's five tips for writing for real

Laura Dockrill's five tips for writing for real | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
Darcy Burdock author and performance artist Laura Dockrill always wanted to be a writer... until the big red pen of school shrunk her confidence.
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Writing for the Soul: 5 (Less Conventional) Tips | WritersDigest.com

Writing for the Soul: 5 (Less Conventional) Tips | WritersDigest.com | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
I’ve just published my second book in the Storm Siren trilogy (thank you, HarperCollins) – and I’ll be honest with you. There are days I absolutely love wh
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7 Tips for Adding Humor — Guest: Rhoda Baxter

7 Tips for Adding Humor — Guest: Rhoda Baxter | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
Most genres benefit from including touches of humor here or there—even the dark and angsty stories. But I'm not naturally a funny person, so I jumped at the chance to host an expert on comedy writing.
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When Dreams Go Bad—Dream Sequences, What Works & What Flops

When Dreams Go Bad—Dream Sequences, What Works & What Flops | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
This GORGEOUS image via Flickr Creative Commons, courtesy of Aimannesse Photography In the past several posts we have been unpacking the “flashback.” But, over the course of us talking about flashbacks and how to deliver backstory, a lot of people...
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Time as a Literary Device: Unpacking the Parallel Timeline

Time as a Literary Device: Unpacking the Parallel Timeline | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
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One reason we might be tempted to use a flashback is to explain or to expound to artificially prop up weak characterization or a weak plot (the training wheel flashback).
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Writing rituals and tips for new writers

Writing rituals and tips for new writers | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
Following is an interview with Rachel, originally published on NovelKicks, 21 April 2015. What is your new novel, Stranger Child about, and what inspired it? If I had to find one word which sums up...
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Writing Tips from Patricia Park, author of Re Jane | Penguin Random House

Writing Tips from Patricia Park, author of Re Jane | Penguin Random House | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
We know readers tend to be writers too, so twice a month, we’ll feature writing tips from our authors. Who better to offer advice, insight, and inspiration than the authors you admire? They’ll answer...
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Don't Sweat Your Synopsis. Just Write It! 8 Easy Tips - Huffington Post (blog)

Don't Sweat Your Synopsis. Just Write It! 8 Easy Tips - Huffington Post (blog) | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
Imagine summarizing one of your favorite classics in a synopsis. Whether we're talking Pride and Prejudice or Ulysses, that synopsis would be a snoozer, since it's just a pitch giving the highlights of the plot.
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6 Tips on What to Do with Those Great Writing Ideas | Live Write Thrive

6 Tips on What to Do with Those Great Writing Ideas | Live Write Thrive | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
Insights, inspiration, and practical advice for writers
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8 Canadian poets on how to make your poetry better

8 Canadian poets on how to make your poetry better | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
From fresh air and a balaclava to scissors and 1970s pop—eight Canadian poets share their surefire tips on crafting powerful
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18 Invaluable Pieces of Writing Advice From Mario Vargas Llosa

18 Invaluable Pieces of Writing Advice From Mario Vargas Llosa | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
Mario Vargas Llosa is one of Latin America’s most celebrated writers. Born in Peru in 1936, Llosa has been on the literary scene for decades. Here’s a
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Is Your Idea Strong Enough? Story Structure Part 4

Is Your Idea Strong Enough? Story Structure Part 4 | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
Whether we are traditionally published, indie published or self-published, we must connect with readers and tell a great story. Structure is the “delivery system” for our story, so it’s wise to make it as solid as possible.
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Anatomy of a Best-Selling Story 3—Opposition

Anatomy of a Best-Selling Story 3—Opposition | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
Ah, structure. We are discussing the fundamentals of story. No skeleton and our story is a puddle of primordial adverb ooze. In Part One, we talked about the micro scale of fiction the scene and the sequel, cause and effect.
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How to Improve Your Writing: 5 Secrets From Hollywood | TIME - TIME

How to Improve Your Writing: 5 Secrets From Hollywood | TIME - TIME | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
Start with a solid structure
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Fiction Southeast – “7 Tips for Writing Flash Fiction”

Fiction Southeast – “7 Tips for Writing Flash Fiction” | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
an online literary journal dedicated to short fiction
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Time Management—Are We Busy or Fruitful?

Time Management—Are We Busy or Fruitful? | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
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I do a lot of stuff. Actually too much stuff but I am totally woking on that saying “No” thing.
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Writing Habits And Routines, Filling The Creative Well And More Tips On Writing And Productivity | The Creative Penn

Writing Habits And Routines, Filling The Creative Well And More Tips On Writing And Productivity | The Creative Penn | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
You can't make a living from your writing if you're not actually writing. And while writing may seem easy to some and it has its fun moments, it's actually
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More than Just a Flashback—Introducing the Easter Egg

More than Just a Flashback—Introducing the Easter Egg | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
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So we have spent a couple posts talking about “flashbacks” and I need to take a moment to expound on something. I was a naturally good editor. It’s how I got my start.
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Understanding the Flashback—Bending Time as a Literary Device

Understanding the Flashback—Bending Time as a Literary Device | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
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Last time we talked about flashbacks and why they ruin fiction. But, because this is a blog and I don’t want it to be 20,000 words long, I can’t address everything in one post.
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Deep P.O.V. Part Two—Crawling Inside Your Characters

Deep P.O.V. Part Two—Crawling Inside Your Characters | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
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Last time we talked about the history and evolution of POV (Point of View) and why certain types of POV might not be the best choice for a modern reader.
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Deep P.O.V. Part One—What IS It? How Do We DO It?

Deep P.O.V. Part One—What IS It? How Do We DO It? | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
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Writing is like anything else. The trends and fashions change along with the audience.
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Not Your Usual Suspects: 20 Tips for Writing the Cozy or Traditional Mystery

Not Your Usual Suspects: 20 Tips for Writing the Cozy or Traditional Mystery | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
#Writing Tips for Cozy/Traditional #Mystery Writing: http://t.co/Ldu9hjj4d9
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Make Your Writing Clearer: 6 Tips for Re-wording Sentences

Make Your Writing Clearer: 6 Tips for Re-wording Sentences | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
The author James Michener said, “I’m not a very good writer, but I’m an excellent rewriter.” If you’re an aspiring author or someone striving for clarity in your professional or academic writing, you appreciate the methodical march of the rewriting...
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10 Writing Tips from Legendary Writing Teacher William Zinsser, May He Rest in Peace

10 Writing Tips from Legendary Writing Teacher William Zinsser, May He Rest in Peace | Literary Productivity | Scoop.it
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Author William Zinsser died at his Manhattan home on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The 92-year-old left behind one of the classics of writing instruction manuals as his legacy, On Writing Well.
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