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7 Tips for Increasing Your Writing Productivity | Personal Branding ...

7 Tips for Increasing Your Writing Productivity | Personal Branding ... | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Whether you're writing articles, blog posts, resumes, books, or ebooks, to build your personal brand, the fundamentals of writing productivity remain the same. Use the 7 tips to leverage your time and the value of your ideas to ...
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04 Inspiring Authors for Aspiring Self-Publishers

04 Inspiring Authors for Aspiring Self-Publishers | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
As a writer, you are bound to have a favorite author, whom you admire, look up to, draw inspiration from and most importantly, enjoy reading. But in most cases, writers tend to miss out on gaining motivation, and even if they ...
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How to Create Believable Characters

How to Create Believable Characters | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Totally unrealistic characters kill otherwise decent stories all the time. Learn what makes a character believable and improve your writing.
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Writing as a Team by Robin Saxon & Alex Kidwell | Romance University

Writing as a Team by Robin Saxon & Alex Kidwell | Romance University | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
I'm not sure how I stumbled across BLOOD HOWL by Robin Saxon and Alex Kidwell but I bought the book and settled in for a read one afternoon.  I finished the (Ever thought of forming a writing partnership?
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Get Agents to Like Your Characters and Keep Reading | WritersDigest.com

Get Agents to Like Your Characters and Keep Reading | WritersDigest.com | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
If you've been reading my blog for a while, you know that one of my favorite books on writing is Save the Cat (and it's not even a WD book, so you know I'm telling the truth).
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21 Tips to Keep Your Writing Sharp | Heidi Cohen

21 Tips to Keep Your Writing Sharp | Heidi Cohen | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Every writer has days when they sit down to write and the words just don’t flow onto the page. The problem writers have is, when their heart isn’t in their writing, it shows. (Here's how to overcome your writing demons).
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Getting Started Writing for Children: 5 Non-writing Must Dos

Getting Started Writing for Children: 5 Non-writing Must Dos | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Just starting to write for kids? Here are some non-writing tasks that will benefit any aspiring children's writer.
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An Animation Writer's Decision - The Hero's Journey Versus Good Versus Evil

Writing for animation essentially means writing for children. Story is important but should be short to allow fo...
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Romancing the Paranormal--Our love affair with the supernatural.

Romancing the Paranormal--Our love affair with the supernatural. | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
You wouldn’t think people would find someone who is ‘undead’ particularly appealing--their cold skin, the peculiar diet, the smell of the mausoleum clinging to their clothing--so why do so many enjoy such morbid and gruesome tales?
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Keeping Challenged While Writing One Genre | Mystery Writing is ...

Keeping Challenged While Writing One Genre | Mystery Writing is ... | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
It was after a talk I'd given and one of the writers in attendance asked me, “So you're only writing mysteries. Don't you want to try writing other things? How do you keep getting creative satisfaction from writing one genre?
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My Advice to You, Aspiring Writer by Charlotte Bennardo

My Advice to You, Aspiring Writer by Charlotte Bennardo | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Writing advice are everywhere but there is always never enough. It's always best getting some advice from someone who has been where you are once. Charlotte Bennardo author of SIRENZ has been in your shoes once and ...
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Natasha Deen: When You Know You're a Writer

Natasha Deen: When You Know You're a Writer | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Long days and longer nights, cancelled coffees with friends and restricted home time, but that doesn't diminish the excitement I feel, and I think that's what makes you a writer--not being published or selling millions of copies ...
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The Writer's Place: Are you stuck in your “writing past”?

The Writer's Place: Are you stuck in your “writing past”? | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
The recession has certainly made a writing career more challenging, to put it mildly. Writers who were used to get $2 and $3 per word for articles were suddenly getting half that—assuming the magazines were still in business.
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How rogue historian Ashley MacLennan became urban fantasy writer Sierra Dean - CBC.ca

How rogue historian Ashley MacLennan became urban fantasy writer Sierra Dean - CBC.ca | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
CBC.caHow rogue historian Ashley MacLennan became urban fantasy writer Sierra DeanCBC.caI wouldn't have been able to successfully write these political systems without a foundation in Roman and medieval history." It is safe to say that Winnipeg...
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Many Years of Quiet Toil as a Novelist - New York Times

Many Years of Quiet Toil as a Novelist - New York Times | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
New York TimesMany Years of Quiet Toil as a NovelistNew York TimesCharlotte Rogan does not have the impeccable résumé of the typical precocious and talked-about writer.
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Live It, Love It, Learn It... Write It – Script Tips... In Action

Live It, Love It, Learn It... Write It – Script Tips... In Action | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
There’s a guy that somehow finds his way into every one of my scripts. He’s roughly between 25-35. Middle class. Always in and out love.
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Jane Hamilton: Writing an obsession and a joy - Salisbury Post

Jane Hamilton: Writing an obsession and a joy - Salisbury Post | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Salisbury PostJane Hamilton: Writing an obsession and a joySalisbury PostAuthor Jane Hamilton during the Writing Question and Answers at 26th annual Brady Author's Symposium at Catawba College on thursday afternoon.
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Young Writers Find a Devoted Publisher: Thanks, Mom and Dad! - New York Times

Young Writers Find a Devoted Publisher: Thanks, Mom and Dad! - New York Times | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
New York TimesYoung Writers Find a Devoted Publisher: Thanks, Mom and Dad!
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How do you Write a Book? | | Kevin HanrahanKevin Hanrahan

How do you Write a Book? | | Kevin HanrahanKevin Hanrahan | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
How do you Write a Book? (Would you like a few tips for writing your book?
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How To Create A Fantasy Land – Lie Well And Hide The Evidence | Lez Get Real

How To Create A Fantasy Land – Lie Well And Hide The Evidence | Lez Get Real | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
How To Create A Fantasy Land – Lie Well And Hide The Evidence: It is common practice in totalitar...
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Writers on Writing - Ecademy

Writers on Writing - Ecademy | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
Where should you write? How often should you write? Is there such a thing as writer's block? Should you discuss your writing with others, while it's still in progress? If you're looking for answers, the best people to ask would be ...
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Writing tips: Margaret Mayo

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I always remember when I was first trying to write, way back when, we had a speaker at the writer's circle to which I belonged, and talking to her afterwards I told her that I had difficulty in interspersing my dialogue with actions ...
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Adding Charlie Chaplin Factors To Your Writing | GeekyWriter

Adding Charlie Chaplin Factors To Your Writing | GeekyWriter | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
If you want to make your writing enjoyable, readable, meaningful engaging and interesting then all these writing tips are for you.
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Series vs. Stand Alone Novels « Aly Hughes Writes

Series vs. Stand Alone Novels « Aly Hughes Writes | The Writing Wench | Scoop.it
In fact, sometimes I feel like stand alone novels can be so short in comparison, that I hardly remember what happens in them. They're like a small blip on my reader's radar when larger series take up the majority of my attention ...
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