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3 Mistakes You Made Writing Your First Book (and How Not to Make Them Again) - The Book Designer

3 Mistakes You Made Writing Your First Book (and How Not to Make Them Again) - The Book Designer | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it

By Jennie Nash In publishing, everything starts with the quality of the book. Today you’ll hear from editor and book coach Jennie Nash.

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Top children's authors reveal the books that inspired them to write

Top children's authors reveal the books that inspired them to write | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it
Top children's authors reveal the books that inspired them to write. A look at the most influential children's authors of the 21st century and the books that made them.
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Maya Angelou wrote incredible poetry. But here are 9 things you might not know she did.

Maya Angelou wrote incredible poetry. But here are 9 things you might not know she did. | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it
Maya Angelou was a really phenomenal human being.
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Young writers invited to win a place at journalism festival | The Times

Young writers invited to win a place at journalism festival | The Times | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it
Young reporters are being challenged to write a 1,000 word essay on ‘journalism in the digital era’ to win a place at the International Journalism Festival
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Massive data analysis helps uncover black women's experiences

Massive data analysis helps uncover black women's experiences | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it
It is often said that history is written by the victors. But it's probably more true to say it is written by the people who have the opportunity to write.
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Write & Win Humour Writing Competition

Write & Win Humour Writing Competition | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it
Write & Win wants to hear your embarrassing stories. #amwriting #contest
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What ‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’ Can Teach Us About Writing Dark Humor

What ‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’ Can Teach Us About Writing Dark Humor | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it
Online Writers Workshop, Online Monthly Classes taught by published authors and industry professionals and Robust Literature Magazine with Columns, Interviews, Reviews and more.
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Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 189, Stephen King

Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 189, Stephen King | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it
The Paris Review is a literary magazine featuring original writing, art, and in-depth interviews with famous writers.
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9 Tips for Using HARO to Build Your Freelance Writing Brand

9 Tips for Using HARO to Build Your Freelance Writing Brand | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it

What if opportunities to get free publicity could be magically delivered to your inbox every day? Guess what: They can.

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Writing lessons from life of award winner Harper Lee

Writing lessons from life of award winner Harper Lee | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it

By keeping mum about her personal life and upcoming work, Lee succeeded in becoming an enigma.

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10 Simple Edits That'll Instantly Improve Any Piece of Writing

10 Simple Edits That'll Instantly Improve Any Piece of Writing | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it

Check out these 10 simple editing tips that'll help you transform dull copy into persuasive, actionable content.

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The rise of the short story

The rise of the short story | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it

This year it was the big novels that got the buzz — “Fates and Furies,” “Go Set a Watchman,” the mammoth (720 pages) “A Little Life” and the even more mammoth (927 pages) “City on Fire.

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Tips on writing a great song

Tips on writing a great song | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it

Learning to write songs can be a rewarding experience. To make your songs better you need to understand some fundamental things. This page was created to help Songwriters write better songs.

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11 Websites That Pay Freelance Writers

11 Websites That Pay Freelance Writers | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it

Want to make money writing? Click here to read about 11 sites that can help you do just that!

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Anyone successfully worked for any of these sites?

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Popular Mac Writing App 'Scrivener' Could Finally Be Coming Soon to iOS

Popular Mac Writing App 'Scrivener' Could Finally Be Coming Soon to iOS | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it
In a recent blog post, developer Keith Blount gave an update on the long-awaited iOS version of popular writing app Scrivener. Blount touched on the...
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Can Writing Be Both True and Beautiful?

Can Writing Be Both True and Beautiful? | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it
The author Ethan Canin probes the depths of a single sentence in Saul Bellow’s short story “A Silver Dish.”
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Read the Instructions & Other Things You Don’t Know About Getting Published

Read the Instructions & Other Things You Don’t Know About Getting Published | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it
Online Writers Workshop, Online Monthly Classes taught by published authors and industry professionals and Robust Literature Magazine with Columns, Interviews, Reviews and more.
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Blue Peter presenter Janet Ellis: There are no guarantees in writing

Blue Peter presenter Janet Ellis: There are no guarantees in writing | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it
SHE found fame as an actress and Blue Peter presenter, so why did Janet Ellis submit her debut novel under a fake name? Jaymi McCann meets the unassuming writer.
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It’s Time to Discover the Right Time for Your Writing Career

It’s Time to Discover the Right Time for Your Writing Career | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it
There's a right time for everyone, but it's not something you wait for.
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Best short stories and novellas to read in 2016

Best short stories and novellas to read in 2016 | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it
Most interesting short stories, short story collections, and novellas of 2016 in one handy list.
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A 9-Year-Old Girl From Brooklyn Just Wrote Her First Book

A 9-Year-Old Girl From Brooklyn Just Wrote Her First Book | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it
What does a nine-year-old girl who loves to read and write do? Write her own book, of course.
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365 Writing Prompts for Creative Writing Inspiration

365 Writing Prompts for Creative Writing Inspiration | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it

For your practice writing sessions: 365 creative writing prompts, one for each day of the year.

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Director Carol Morley's debut novel joins a rich canon of writing by working-class women

Director Carol Morley's debut novel joins a rich canon of writing by working-class women | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it

Like her films, Morley's 7 Miles Out is marked by the absence of men in a richly-realised northern culture.

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Written Writing Prompts

Written Writing Prompts | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it

Finally, got all my written story prompts in one place! Pick one or a few mashed together and get writing!

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3 Mistakes You Made Writing Your First Book (and How Not to Make Them Again) - The Book Designer

3 Mistakes You Made Writing Your First Book (and How Not to Make Them Again) - The Book Designer | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it

By Jennie Nash In publishing, everything starts with the quality of the book. Today you’ll hear from editor and book coach Jennie Nash.

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Two New Useful Writing Resources

Two New Useful Writing Resources | Dotty & the Dreamers Writing | Scoop.it

Here are two new-to-me resources on teaching writing: Thoughtful Learning has a great collection of model texts in multiple genres and grade levels. I'm adding it to The Best Websites For K-12 Writ...

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