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Writing Tips from #TheWalkingDead

Writing Tips from #TheWalkingDead | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
1. Everyone's gotta suffer. Suffering distills a character traits into their purest form. And nothing shows suffering better than The Walking Dead. We don't get people, we get people in their rawes...
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Tips on Writing Dialogue That's Truthful - Script Magazine

Tips on Writing Dialogue That's Truthful - Script Magazine | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Susan Kouguell, award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker and screenwriting teacher at SUNY College at Purchase gives advice on writing dialogue that's truthful.
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How to Create Multi-Dimensional Characters—Everybody Lies

How to Create Multi-Dimensional Characters—Everybody Lies | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Image via the award-winning show “House.”
Back in the Spring we started talking about ways to create multi-dimensional characters. Then I probably saw something shiny and, in case you are wondering? NO, I can’t catch the red dot.
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8 Things I Learned Planning a Writing Retreat - Raw Dog Screaming Press

8 Things I Learned Planning a Writing Retreat - Raw Dog Screaming Press | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Tips for Planning a Writing Retreat When I decided to host a writing retreat I searched online to see if there was any advice for planning one.
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Essential writing skills: how to avoid losing the plot

Essential writing skills: how to avoid losing the plot | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
One of my biggest gripes about the final Hobbit movie was the way it – rather literally – lost the plot. Not just the plot of Tolkien’s wonderful kids’ classic, but the plot that this curious adapt...
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A dyslexic author's writing tips for dyslexic kids

A dyslexic author's writing tips for dyslexic kids | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Tom McLaughlin, who has always had a weird relationship with words, offers his supportive and beautiful writing tips to dyslexic children everywhere (and those who know them)
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"Tell The Best Story You Can" & Other Tips For A Successful Writing Career • Pubslush Blog

"Tell The Best Story You Can" & Other Tips For A Successful Writing Career • Pubslush Blog | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
We had the pleasure of interviewing the lovely Robin Antalek for this week’s Women On Wednesday, where we talked to her about her journey to writing, publishing and what it means to be a female author in this industry.
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Four Tips On Writing Well

Four Tips On Writing Well | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
I’ve been flirting with the idea of authorship my whole life. One of the reasons I never addressed it ‘seriously’ was because I’ve always felt writing to be something you simply do, as opposed to s...
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8 tips to strengthen your writing - Business Management Daily

8 tips to strengthen your writing - Business Management Daily | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Good writing may be harder to find these days, but it hasn’t gone out of style. Even in a world of texting and tweeting, knowing how to write well is still an important skill.
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John Steinbeck's Six Tips for Aspiring Writers - Aerogramme Writers' Studio

John Steinbeck's Six Tips for Aspiring Writers - Aerogramme Writers' Studio | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
1. Abandon the idea that you are ever going to finish. Lose track of the 400 pages and write just one page for each day, it helps. Then when it gets finished, you are always surprised. 2.
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10 Tips & Tricks To Improve your Writing

10 Tips & Tricks To Improve your Writing | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Always check that your verb agree with the subject. I hates this mistake with a a passion.
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These Writing Tips From George R.R. Martin And Robin Hobb Are Just Epic

These Writing Tips From George R.R. Martin And Robin Hobb Are Just Epic | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
"It's like chasing butterflies and trying not to crush them."
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7 Essential Tips You Need To Follow If You Want To Start Writing

7 Essential Tips You Need To Follow If You Want To Start Writing | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
While writing has always been a social phenomenon, the internet has allowed it to proliferate. Now, it's easier to write but more difficult to appreciate it

Via Luciana Viter, Jakarta Web Developer
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Rituals, routines and writing tips from the most successful authors

Rituals, routines and writing tips from the most successful authors | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
We poured through countless of interviews and articles to find the most common habits and tips the world's greatest authors share.
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10 Tips for Aspiring Authorpreneurs — The Book Designer

10 Tips for Aspiring Authorpreneurs — The Book Designer | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
10 Tips for Aspiring Authorpreneurs describes the attitudes and mindset that help authors to create businesses from their publishing

Via Nicholas C. Rossis
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Tom Moorhouse's top animal writing tips - The Guardian

Tom Moorhouse's top animal writing tips - The Guardian | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
The best animal stories pluck you from your everyday life and immerse you in a world that’s a bit like ours but strangely, almost magically, different.
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These 8 Good Things Will Happen When You Start Writing Diaries

These 8 Good Things Will Happen When You Start Writing Diaries | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Writing to yourself is an important means of self expression.
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Nonfiction Submission Tips -- Agents Speak

Nonfiction Submission Tips -- Agents Speak | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
by Chuck Sambuchino Getting a nonfiction book published is a completely different beast than querying for a novel. It involves things like a marketing plan, comparative title analysis, book proposa...
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20 Writing Tips from Fiction Authors

Writing success boils down to hard work, imagination and passion—and then some more hard work. iUniverse Publishing fires up your creative spirit with 20 writing tips from 12 bestselling fiction authors.
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Treat Your eBook as Your Readers First Date (Editing Tips) | Indie Author News

Treat Your eBook as Your Readers First Date (Editing Tips) | Indie Author News | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
WHY YOU MUST TREAT YOUR EBOOK AS YOUR READER’S FIRST DATE:

When considering whether to edit, or not to edit. Plus 11 Editing Tips!
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8 Tips to Writing for a Successful Multi-Author Blog - Huffington Post

8 Tips to Writing for a Successful Multi-Author Blog - Huffington Post | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Here are steps to determine the ROI of a multi-author blog, as well as warning signs you may be part of the wrong community....
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Be a Peep NOT a Pain–How to Use Twitter Effectively

Be a Peep NOT a Pain–How to Use Twitter Effectively | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Last time we took a satirical look at Twitter with 8 Ways to Make People on Twitter Want to STAB US IN THE FACE.  Here’s the deal, we are in sort of a New Gold Rush with this Digital Age publishing paradigm.
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Here’s to Breaking Writing Rules—Rebels With a Cause or Rebels Without a Clue?

Here’s to Breaking Writing Rules—Rebels With a Cause or Rebels Without a Clue? | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Orignal image via Wikimedia Commons
For the past several years, I’ve always begun the New Year with predictions of what the publishing industry would or wouldn’t do in the year to come. But this year?
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Writing Deadline Dos and Don'ts

Writing Deadline Dos and Don'ts | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
By Writer's Relief staff:

It happens to every writer sooner or later. You’re planning on submitting work to a literary journal, entering a contest, or completing edits for your publisher; and of course, there’s a deadline.
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