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Awaiting a Verdict

Originally posted on Frank Parker's author site:
Neither of my previous books has been subjected to independent, professional editing. Everything I’ve ever read about how to succeed as a writer tells me this is a mistake. My aversion to…

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How To Outline By the Seat of Your Pants — A Writer’s Path

by Stephanie O’Brien When you start to create a novel, one of the first questions you have to ask yourself is, “Should I start by creating an outline, or just fly by the seat of my pants?” Both of these … Continue reading

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The 8 Fears That Hold Writers Back From Publishing Their Books – by Scott Allan… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

on The Creative Penn: Intro by Joanna Penn: I truly believe that everyone should write a book. Because every person who writes a book will buy and read a whole load more – and together, we are a self-sustaining industry. … Continue reading

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Cyberspace has done it…

“Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficent means for going backwards.” – Aldous Huxley “I know there’s a proverb which says ‘To err is human,’ but a human error is nothing to what a computer can do if … Continue reading

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Submitting to journals: the Jo Bell method

Originally posted on The Bell Jar: Jo Bell's blog:
? [This article is now taught as part of the Open University’s Creative Writing MA, and I’ve had many many messages to tell me that people have increased their publication record,…

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The Owl, The Pussycat… Fabulous Felines in History #2

Originally posted on Les deux divas: ma vie en rose:
The Owl, the Pussycat and the feline behind the scenes… Oh yes, there was also the fabulous man who wrote of my adventures. His name was Edward Lear. He was…

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Putting it in perspective!

Here’s another post about some of the sharks waiting to pounce on the unwary writer… ~~~ As a published writer, sooner or later you will encounter one or more of the following! Once you have published a book or books, … Continue reading

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The Marathon of Novel-Writing

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Jennifer Kelland Perry Nearly five years ago, I posted an entry to my blog about how I had recently begun writing a novel. How excited I was to tell you of my…

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A friend is visiting and much to see and do I hope to incorporate into future posts… meanwhile, I hope you will enjoy some older posts. blocked Originally posted on 07/02/2012by Léa “Ideas may drift into other minds, but they do not … Continue reading

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Out of this world…

The other day, during a bout of procrastination, I found myself thinking about astronauts, space travel, rockets and aliens. To my surprise I discovered a few novel-writing similarities. Here is my list: via Why Writing a Novel is Like Space Exploration … Continue reading

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