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Rules for Writing | The Daily Post at WordPress.com

Rules for Writing | The Daily Post at WordPress.com | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Via this blog, I was turned on to some rules of writing that author Jonathan Franzen submitted to The Guardian. I'm no fan of Jonathan Franzen. In fact, I find him insufferable, and I'm maybe the only person in the world who ...
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Creative Writing Classes — Beneficial or a Waste of Time?

Creative Writing Classes — Beneficial or a Waste of Time? | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
When I was in high school, I was adamant that I would never take a creative writing class. The pointers we received in English classes always seemed pointless and inapplicable to my own writing — creative writing wasn't ...
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Take it from Shakespeare: 7 Writing Tips to Attract and Retain Readers

Take it from Shakespeare: 7 Writing Tips to Attract and Retain Readers | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Take these seven clues from Shakespeare's timeless writing style to attract and retain readers of your news release or blog.
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10 Science Fiction Novels Every Writer Should Read

10 Science Fiction Novels Every Writer Should Read | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
My writer’s heart beats to the drum of a hyperdrive engine.  I absolutely love science fiction.  I have been heavily influenced by the great science fiction novelists whose worlds I have tr...
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Santigold cites meditation as cure for her writer's block | HYPETRAK

Santigold cites meditation as cure for her writer's block | HYPETRAK | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
It's been almost four years to-the-day since Santigold released her debut album Santogold (formerly self-titled prior to the minor name spelling change), and the Philadelphia-native recently discussed one of the reasons ...
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Daniel Radcliffe Plans to Write Novel - MyFox Phoenix

Daniel Radcliffe Plans to Write Novel - MyFox Phoenix | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
MyFox PhoenixDaniel Radcliffe Plans to Write NovelMyFox Phoenix(NewsCore) - JK Rowling had better watch out -- "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe plans to write his own novels in the future.
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Engage Event: What is a Great Writer? (Part 2) | Great Writers Inspire

Engage Event: What is a Great Writer? (Part 2) | Great Writers Inspire | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
The Engage Event panel discussing what makes a great writer continued with the third panellist, Peter McDonald, an expert in 19th century literature and the perception of literary texts. McDonald points out that in order to ...
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How To Get Started Writing | The Working Writer's Club

How To Get Started Writing | The Working Writer's Club | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Tips for building a successful freelance writing business.
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From Plastic Bottle To Pen, Pilot Transforms Writing This Earth Day - MarketWatch (press release)

From Plastic Bottle To Pen, Pilot Transforms Writing This Earth Day - MarketWatch (press release) | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
From Plastic Bottle To Pen, Pilot Transforms Writing This Earth DayMarketWatch (press release)Pilot Pen, widely acknowledged as writing instrument innovators, is transforming an environmental menace into an eco-friendly hero with its Bottle 2 Pen...
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1,000 Awesome Things writer winding down beloved blog | CTV News

1,000 Awesome Things writer winding down beloved blog | CTV News | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
For four years, Neil Pasricha has been keeping a running list of all the little things that make life so awesome. But on Thursday, the list and the blog around it will come to an end, as Pasricha decides on No.
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Jargon To Jabberwocky: 3 Books To Jazz Your Writing : NPR

Jargon To Jabberwocky: 3 Books To Jazz Your Writing : NPR | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Jonathan Gottschall is an English professor fed up with academia's ugly jargon. He recommends three books that help writers with their prose. Has a book ever helped you with your composition skills? Tell us about it in the comments.
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Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels, comic books and ...

Generally, I would recommend submitting an adult novel manuscript at 80-100000 words. Here are some tips for shortening your manuscript if you're considerably over that. (NOTE: Please don't shorten your manuscript until ...
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The 10 Book Prequels We Wish Existed

The 10 Book Prequels We Wish Existed | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
If you're a bookworm, chances are you've spent days or weeks falling in love with a novel, only to wind up wishing you could know what happens next. But what about wishing you could know what happened before?
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Rules for Writing | The Daily Post at WordPress.com

Rules for Writing | The Daily Post at WordPress.com | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Via this blog, I was turned on to some rules of writing that author Jonathan Franzen submitted to The Guardian. I'm no fan of Jonathan Franzen. In fact, I find him insufferable, and I'm maybe the only person in the world who ...
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Freelance Writing Success – How to survive and thrive as a writer ...

Freelance Writing Success – How to survive and thrive as a writer ... | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
The decision to start a freelance writing career is very simple. Achieve lasting success is a freelance writer is more difficult. Find a job as a freelancer can be difficult, especially at first. Freelance writer should constantly seek ...
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Ten rules for writing fiction

Ten rules for writing fiction | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Get an accountant, abstain from sex and similes, cut, rewrite, then cut and rewrite again – if all else fails, pray.
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Top Ten Tips For Writing A Blog Post | BloggingToolkit.co | Blogging Toolkit

Top Ten Tips For Writing A Blog Post | BloggingToolkit.co | Blogging Toolkit | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Top ten tips for writing effective blog posts for your blog, covering all the basics and some of the advanced styles and techniques for writing good content for your blog. Top Ten Tips For Writing A Blog Post (Ten Tips For Writing An article!
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The Recipe for Writing Success? Kill Your Characters

The Recipe for Writing Success? Kill Your Characters | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Ok aspiring fiction writers, if you've ever wondered how to write a successful novel, the secret is here: kill off your characters.
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6 Tips for Turning Awful Fan Fiction into a Best Seller

6 Tips for Turning Awful Fan Fiction into a Best Seller | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
I interned briefly as a reader at a literary agency, meaning I read hundreds of submissions -- or rather, I read several submissions wearing hundreds of masks. And I'm going to share what I learned with you.
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Writing Assignment: Plant A Word Garden — First Today, Then ...

Writing Assignment: Plant A Word Garden — First Today, Then ... | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
It's Spring. At least it's Spring for everyone in the Northern Hemisphere. And that includes writers. As a writer it's easy to become a hermit, a virtual cave dweller, to whom seasons come and go with only the slightest ...
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How Scott Sigler Used Free Media To Become a Best-Selling Author | Book Guys & Book Girls

How Scott Sigler Used Free Media To Become a Best-Selling Author | Book Guys & Book Girls | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
How Scott Sigler Used Free Media To Become a Best-Selling Author: http://t.co/Vp9JFfCE...
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Linda Clare's Writer's Tips: Trying Out Your Writing Voice

Linda Clare's Writer's Tips: Trying Out Your Writing Voice | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Linda Clare's Writer's Tips: Trying Out Your Writing Voice http://t.co/jg48cxUW...
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Michael Cart on the Writer's Life | Infoblog

podcast In his latest podcast, Infopeople's resident writer and book maven Michael Cart talks about the writing life. Tagged with: Infopeople Podcasts • Michael Cart. If you enjoyed this article, please consider sharing it!
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What's Happening to All the Creative Writing PhDs?

What's Happening to All the Creative Writing PhDs? | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
For students seeking a position in teaching creative writing at the university level, the acquisition of an MA, MFA or PhD is a foregone conclusion. But for writers seeking gainful employment as an editor, full-time blogger or ...
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Writing for Children: 5 Ways to Improve Your Manuscript

From http://cbiclubhouse.com, The Community for Success-Minded Children's Book Writers, here are five ways to make your children's book manuscript shine befo...
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Six practical (and slightly irreverent) writing life tips

Six practical (and slightly irreverent) writing life tips | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
It's been about two months since my last "In The Word Cellar" column on writing and crea...
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