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Why I Write & So Should You | Kris Carr

Why I Write & So Should You | Kris Carr | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Kris Carr shares why she writes and why you should too. Grab six creative writing prompts for obstacle busting and self-revelation here.
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PD James's 10 tips for writing novels

PD James's 10 tips for writing novels | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Crime author PD James has published more than 20 novels and, at the age of 93, is still writing. She gives her top 10 tips for budding authors.
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Backstory: The More You Know, The Less I Have To

Backstory: The More You Know, The Less I Have To | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Just in from teaching in Seattle and have NO VOICE. Hubby is a little more thrilled than he should probably show O_o. Anyway, the wonderful Piper Bayard is here for some more writing tips for those who want to NaNo.
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10 Tips for NaNoWriMo

10 Tips for NaNoWriMo | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
If you’re doing National Novel Writing Month and planning on writing 50,000 words before the end of November, here’s a few tips and encouragement that I’ve learned from doing this kind of insanity ...
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8 Elements to NAILING Your Plot & Owning NaNo

8 Elements to NAILING Your Plot & Owning NaNo | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Attack of the Killer Plot Bunny. That rabbit is DYNAMITE!
I promised not to leave you guys hanging with my last post.
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This Month, We Write IN HELL—To NaNo or Not to NaNo

This Month, We Write IN HELL—To NaNo or Not to NaNo | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
NaNoWriMo. There are a lot of opinions floating around about NaNo and I can’t tell you guys what to do. Wait, I do that all the time. Hmmm.
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5 Writing Tips by Jane Smiley, award-winning novelist

5 Writing Tips by Jane Smiley, award-winning novelist | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Writing tips from a Pulitzer winner.
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Three Steps to Start a Daily Writing Habit

Three Steps to Start a Daily Writing Habit | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
It’s one thing to call yourself a writer; it’s quite another to actually write. So what separates the pros from the amateurs? Is it God-given talent? Natural skill? Or something else?

Of course,...
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The First & Most Crucial Step to OWNING NaNoWriMo

The First & Most Crucial Step to OWNING NaNoWriMo | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
No Spawn left behind!
I love all of you, so it might be best to hear this from me. Sit down. We need to talk. Writers are….”different.” This might not be news to some of you, but I imagine others of you are in denial.
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Ramblings of a Frustrated Crime Writer: Tips for writing a successful novella

Ramblings of a Frustrated Crime Writer: Tips for writing a successful novella | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
How to write a successful novella http://t.co/DoAhUNHcwQ
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10 Rules of Writing | Literary Rejections

10 Rules of Writing | Literary Rejections | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
» 10 Rules of Writing | Official Website (RT @Ginsterbabe: #amwriting #keepwriting RT @LitRejections 100 Writing Tips from 10 Famous Authors | http://t.co/95cwzgUM0n … | #writetips)...
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10 Tips on Writing from Joyce Carol Oates

10 Tips on Writing from Joyce Carol Oates | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
"Don't try to anticipate an ideal reader -- or any reader.
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WRITER WEDNESDAY: Tips For Dealing With Literary Agents

WRITER WEDNESDAY: Tips For Dealing With Literary Agents | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
By Writer's Relief staff:

If you’ve sent your query to a handful of literary agents and one comes back asking you for an exclusive, don’t get nervous!

So, what exactly is an exclusive? If you’ve sent your query to a literary ...
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The Write Conversation : How Flabby Prose is like Flabby Arms—Plus 6 Tips to Get Your Writing in Shape

The Write Conversation : How Flabby Prose is like Flabby Arms—Plus 6 Tips to Get Your Writing in Shape | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
RT @elizabethscraig: 6 Tips to Get Your Writing in Shape: http://t.co/vpI7OBAAcL @DiAnnMills
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NaNoWriMo: Know Your Weapons!

NaNoWriMo: Know Your Weapons! | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
I’m once again letting Piper hijack my blog to talk about a subject near and dear to me—GUNS. Chances are, many of you are writing thrillers or suspense or knitting books that involve FIREARMS.
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Less Is More: 10 Writing Tips To Help You Develop Your Writing

Less Is More: 10 Writing Tips To Help You Develop Your Writing | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Getting others to understand what you've written is tricky. These 10 writing tips help you write with brevity so that your message packs a punch.
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The ten worst writing tips I've received

The ten worst writing tips I've received | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
The problem with writing advice is that every writer is different. This leads to lots of advice being passed around, often with the type of reverence reserved for holy scripture, that may be of lim...
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11 Tips to Tighten Your Writing | B2Community

11 Tips to Tighten Your Writing | B2Community | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Whether the quote above is attributed to Blaise Pascal or Mark Twain depends on who you ask. I always thought the quote was Twain until I sat down to write this post and discovered that it’s one of…

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Jessica Kelly's curator insight, October 9, 2014 5:12 PM

We all need a reminder to tighten up from time to time. I love the "save your money" tip. If each word really cost us $1, we'd see much shorter prose, eh? (Did I really just pay $1 to say "eh"?)

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8 Tips for Writing Like You Mean It

8 Tips for Writing Like You Mean It | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Working on your writing chops? Here are some points that are relevant to anyone running their own blog or writing for their job.
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Top 10 tips for being a best-selling author

Top 10 tips for being a best-selling author | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Top 10 tips: How to be a best-selling author
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4 Tips to Writing a Novel Without an Outline

4 Tips to Writing a Novel Without an Outline | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
RT @NinaAmir: 4 Tips to Writing a Novel Without an Outline http://t.co/0NGa989IQg via @NikkiWoods
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Romance Under the Moonlight: Writing Tips: Crafting Characters

Romance Under the Moonlight: Writing Tips: Crafting Characters | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Writing Tips: Crafting Characters http://t.co/CmnZdu87aI via @StephBurkhart
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Stephen Kings Top Five Secrets for Better Writing | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

Stephen Kings Top Five Secrets for Better Writing | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
Stephen Kings Top Five Secrets for Better Writing http://t.co/1dMMdnqJ8a via @Wiseink #writetip
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5 Writing Tips from Tana French

5 Writing Tips from Tana French | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
The author of the soon-to-be-bestseller Broken Harbor tells us her secrets, including killing that dream sequence.
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Three Tips for Writing Science Fiction - Gossip Kitten

Three Tips for Writing Science Fiction - Gossip Kitten | Creative Productivity | Scoop.it
I have been working on Second Class Supers, a novel, with my wife for a year and a half, and the biggest takeaway for me is that creating a compelling science fiction world is difficult.
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